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Scientists begin revealing hull of Confederate sub

...of Clemson University's Restoration Institute in North Charleston, a few miles from where the Civil War began at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor.Damage to the hull of the 40-foot sub might explain the sinking."We will have a better understanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-12/scientists-begin-revealing-hull-con
Confederate soldier honored in birthday celebration

...the 16-year-old Benson joined the Hamburg Minutemen, and he went on to witness the Union Army's surrender of Fort Sumter in April 1861.Later in life, Benson settled into a home in North Augusta and began to work as a cotton broker and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-09/confederate-soldier-honored-b
Ceremony will honor Confederate soldier

...the Union, the 16-year-old Benson joined the Hamburg Minutemen, and he witnessed the Union Army's surrender of Fort Sumter in April 1861.Later in life, Benson settled in the Augusta area to work as an accountant, moving into his home in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-07/ceremony-will-honor-confedera
Medal of Honor museum seeks $11 million from SC coffers

...Harbor is fitting because the Medal of Honor was established during the Civil War, which began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter in the harbor.A master museum plan envisions a uniform collection, a large format theater where visitors can learn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-04/medal-honor-museum-seeks-11-m
Charleston reveals plans for black history museum

...facility. The plans now call for a 42,000-square-foot building across from the South Carolina Aquarium and the Fort Sumter Visitors Center. It will be financed with a combination of city, county and state money as well as contributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-23/charleston-reveals-plans-blac
Black scholar's post-Civil War diploma survives

...memory of blacks attending the school.South Carolina is where the four-year war began when secessionists fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor in April 1861, forcing its Union garrison to surrender.Sexton said Greener was born in Philadelphia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-15/black-scholars-post-civil-war
Short trips, long on charm

...20, 1860, withdrawing the state from the Union.FORT SUMTER: Meeting Street ends at White Point Garden, also known...Battery, a seawall and promenade from which you can see Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-09-26/short-trips-long-charm
Shells preserved in place where they smashed into Fort Sumter 150 years ago

FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT, S.C. - They are there just where they landed in Fort Sumter a century and a half ago ? three Union...the chief of resource management at the Fort Sumter National Monument.Under the agreement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-23/shells-preserved-place-where-
Charleston has lot of freebies for visitors

...From the seawall one can gaze out to the harbor and Fort Sumter, upon which the first shots of the Civil War were fired...offers stunning views of Charleston Harbor, the city, Fort Sumter and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. It's a 2.7-mile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-04-06/charleston-has-lot-freebies-visitor
Organizers of SC Civil War observances sharing plans

...their plans, say the anniversary also brings the potential for dialogue.Officials from the Fort Sumter National Monument along with the Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust, the City of Charleston and other groups will discuss plans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-15/organizers-sc-civil-war-obse
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