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South Carolina civilians in Sherman"s path

Karen Stokes

South Carolina civilians in Sherman"s path

stories of courage amid Civil War destruction

by Karen Stokes

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • Social aspects,
  • Sherman"s March through the Carolinas,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementKaren Stokes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE477.7 .S76 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25339891M
    ISBN 109781609497040
    LC Control Number2012019894

      In , in his book “Sherman and the Burning of Columbia,” Western Kentucky University historian Marion B. Lucas, a South Carolina native and graduate of USC, calculated that about one-third. Pointing his two wings in a Y formation, with a reserve held in the center, Sherman feints toward both Charleston, South Carolina, and Augusta, Georgia, forcing the Confederates to defend both cities. But instead, he arrows due north for Columbia, South Carolina’s capital — the seat of secession and home of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.

    His first book, States Rights Gist: A South Carolina General of the Civil War, a biography of the little-known general, was a selection of the History Book Club. He is also the author of Taking a Stand: Portraits from the Southern Secession Movement, Henry Timrod: A Biography, and Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman. Carolina Campaign, 1 January - 26 April Home Search this Guide Search. South Carolina Civilians in Sherman's Path by Karen Stokes Call Number: Stokes his character and personality. Though the book overviews Sherman's entire life, Coburn focuses on one critical year - May to May Author: Mohammed Khan.

    In , in his book “Sherman and the Burning of Columbia,” Western Kentucky University historian Marion B. Lucas, a South Carolina native and graduate of . Southern soldiers who found themselves in Sherman’s path fought hard, but most of the opposition was limtited to hit-and-run attacks that the Federals could easily counter. Approximately 2, Confederates were killed, wounded or captured in the efforts to defend Georgia. Sherman’s surge through the state was not unstoppable.


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In "South Carolina Civilians in Sherman's Path", Karen Stokes weaves stories of courage and survival among vast tales of violence and destruction. Sorting and organizing through various memoirs, letters and other recorded eyewitness testimonials, Ms. Stokes, presents an informative and riveting narrative transporting the reader back in time and /5(16).

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading South Carolina Civilians in Sherman's Path: Stories of Courage Amid Civil War Destruction/5(16). This book tells their stories, many of which were corroborated by the testimony of Sherman's own soldiers and officers, and other eyewitnesses.

These historical narratives During the fateful winter and spring ofthousands of civilians in South Carolina, young and old, black and white, felt the impact of what General William T. Sherman /5. South Carolina Civilians in Sherman's Path | During the fateful winter and spring ofthousands of civilians in South Carolina, young and old, black and white, felt the impact of what General William T.

Sherman called "the hard hand of war." This book tells their stories, many of which were corroborated by the testimony of Sherman's own soldiers and officers, and other. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for South Carolina Civilians in Sherman's Path: Stories of Courage amid Civil War Destruction by Karen Stokes (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. During the fateful winter and spring ofthousands of civilians in South Carolina, young and old, black and white, felt the impact of what General William T. Sherman called "the hard hand of war." This book tells their stories, many of which.

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm: Contents: Destruction in the Lowcountry and Midlands, January-February --The burning of Columbia, February --After Columbia: into the Midlands and the Upstate, February-March --Potter's raid and other operations, April-May.

During the fateful winter and spring ofthousands of civilians in South Carolina, young and old, black and white, felt the impact of what General William T. Sherman called "the hard hand of war." This book tells their stories, many of which were corroborated by the testimony of Sherman's own soldiers and officers, and other : $   During the fateful winter and spring ofthousands of civilians in South Carolina, young and old, black and white, felt the impact of what General William T.

Sherman called "the hard hand of war." This book tells their stories, many of which were corroborated by the testimony of Sherman's own soldiers and officers, and other : “South Carolina Civilians in Sherman’s Path: Stories of Courage Amid Civil War Destruction,” published in May by the Charleston-based History Press, is available at local bookstores.

The Times Examiner will publish a more complete review of South Carolina Civilians in Sherman’s Path at a later date.

In the meantime, you may purchase a copy at the Confederate Bookstore on Boyce Avenue in the Petigru Historic District of Greenville, or order a copy from the History Press.

"South Carolina Civilians in Sherman's Path" is culled from accounts of residents who encountered Union troops. Stokes, an archivist at the South Carolina Historical Society, explains how she. Sherman's March Through South Carolina Gen. Sherman's march through South Carolina began in early January, By March 9th, his troops had passed out of the state into North Carolina - leaving behind a path of total destruction miles wide.

Sherman's March to the Sea (also known as the Savannah Campaign or simply Sherman's March) was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia from November 15 until Decemby Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta on Location: Georgia.

But they are not the only ones writing about the event. Historian Karen Stokes has published South Carolina Civilians in Sherman’s Path: Stories of Courage Amid Civil War Destruction that contains a great deal of very telling information about Sherman’s motivation in waging total war on the civilian population of South Carolina.

From November 15 until DecemUnion General William T. Sherman led s soldiers on a mile march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia. The. Sherman's March Through the South Follow the path (Barnwell, Charleston, Columbia, South Carolina) traveled by Union General William T.

Sherman and his soldiers as they marched deep into the Confederacy during the final months of the Civil War.

Map showing the second part of General Sherman's march through South Carolina in Shermans March: 1: Georgia West 2: Georgia East 3: South Carolina: South 4: South Carolina: North 5: North Carolina: West 6: North Carolina: East.

Map taken from Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: IV: The Way to Appomattox, p Before him lay South Carolina, the birthplace of secession. Beyond were North Carolina and Virginia, where Grant and Lee stood deadlocked.

John Barrett's story of what happened in the three months that followed is based on printed memoirs and documentary records of those who fought and of the civilians who lived in the path of Sherman's onslaught.

The above excerpt was taken the book "The Atlanta and Savannah Campaigns, " (page 70), by J. Britt McCarley. Last edited: CSA Today Brev. Brig. Gen'l. Joined Dec 3, Location Laurinburg NC. #32 Good sources would be Karen Stokes, South Carolina Civilians In The Path of Sherman's Path: Stories of Courage Amid.

About Karen Stokes. Karen Stokes, an archivist at the South Carolina Historical Society in Charleston, is the author of nine non-fiction books including South Carolina Civilians in Sherman’s Path, The ImmortalA Confederate Englishman, Confederate South Carolina, Days of Destruction, and A Legion of Devils: Sherman in South Carolina.general sherman's entry into columbia, south carolina, febru We acquired this leaf for the purpose of digitally preserving it for your research and enjoyment.

If you would like to acquire the original + year old Harper's Weekly leaf we used to .We Can Do Better, South Carolina! () by editor and publisher Andy Brack offers incisive commentaries on the American South, politics, the common good and interesting South Carolina leaders.

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