S.C. and World War I - Conditions in Upcountry Camps | Let's Go!


Despite South Carolina being chosen by the Army for its mild winters and opportunity for year-round training, 1917 was the state's coldest winter on record, with over forty days of sub-zero temperatures recorded in the Upstate. Some of the men were in tents and they were all wearing light clothing.

Video produced by Sarah Pritchard, 2019 ETV Endowment Intern (Digital Media/Knowitall)