Touring the Carolinas Civil War Sites, Second Edition Clint Johnson

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Published: June 1st 2011

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Touring the Carolinas Civil War Sites, Second Edition  by  Clint Johnson

Touring the Carolinas Civil War Sites, Second Edition by Clint Johnson
June 1st 2011 | Nook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 464 pages | ISBN: | 8.37 Mb

History buffs and tourists have been following the signs to famous Civil War sites in the Carolinas for years, among them Fort Fisher in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Fort Sumter off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. However, many of theMoreHistory buffs and tourists have been following the signs to famous Civil War sites in the Carolinas for years, among them Fort Fisher in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Fort Sumter off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina.

However, many of the sites from the states’ rich Civil War heritage are off the beaten path.Touring the Carolinas’ Civil War Sites helps travelers find the states’ battlefields, forts, and memorials, as well as the lesser skirmish sites, homes, and towns that also played significant roles in the war. The book’s 21 tours cover the entire Carolinas, combining riveting history with clear, concise directions and maps.

As fascinating to read as it is fun to take on the road, this second edition includes additional historic houses in Charleston, a new battlefield in New Bern, updated driving directions, new photos for each site, and more.In Charleston, South Carolina, the ring and broach that the captain of the worlds first successful submarine, the H.

L. Hunley, hoped would woo his teenaged sweetheart are displayed just yards away from the vessel in which he died.Mr. and Mrs. Harper are still occasionally seen in their home at Bentonville, North Carolina, which was used as a Union hospital in 1865.Fort Fisher, North Carolina, a simple dirt fort on the Atlantic coast east of Wilmington, made sure Robert E.

Lee was supplied with food and ammunition, lengthening the war by nearly two years.



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