E. American Civil War (1861-1865)

Learn the individual stories of men and women who were involved in major events leading up to, during and after the The Civil War (1861-1865).

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Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!
Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!

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The first fort on Sullivan's Island, constructed of palmetto logs and sand, was still incomplete when Commodore Sir Peter Parker of the Royal Navy and nine British men-of-war attacked it on June 28...
3D VR - Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!
3D VR - Fort Moultrie National Park | Let's Go!

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The first fort on Sullivan's Island, constructed of palmetto logs and sand, was still incomplete when Commodore Sir Peter Parker of the Royal Navy and nine British men-of-war attacked it on June 28...
Fort Moultrie Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Fort Moultrie Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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This supplementary photo gallery for Fort Moultrie includes the following images: Painting of the Battle of Sullivan's Island Main entrance into Fort Moultrie Fort Moultrie Sally-Port Principal...
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts

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280 years ago, the colonial government in Port Royal conceded to the settlers’ demands for a new fort for protection from a Spanish incursion. Although its original mission was short-lived, in 1863...
Fort Frederick, Chapter 7
Fort Frederick, Chapter 7

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The enslaved are freed. Old Fort Frederick becomes the site of one of the most important moments in American history. Quotations from historians featured in this segment include: "Miss Laura Towne...
The Swamp Angel
The Swamp Angel

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Charleston Museum curator, Grahame Long, recounts the story of the war's most renowned Parrott gun and its deadly ordnance: Greek Fire.
The Pluff Mud Advantage
The Pluff Mud Advantage

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Home field advantage is key, especially in battle. College of Charleston's Dr. Scott Harris is very familiar with the muck that changed the odds in the Battle of Secessionville.
The Battle of Secessionville - Part 2
The Battle of Secessionville - Part 2

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The Confrontation Confederate forces at the Tower Battery push back against the Union's advancement toward their position. Citadel professor Dr. Kyle Sinisi guides us through the military maneuvers...