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Magnolia Cemetery

Magnolia cemetery, a non-profit trust, is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Founded on the site of a rice plantation in 1850 during the “rural cemetery movement”. It is

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Fort Moultrie

The original Palmetto log fort was begun in 1776 and only partially completed when attacked by a squadron of British warships. Col. William Moultrie and his men staved off the

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Fort Sumter

Where the American Civil War Began Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal

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Fort Johnson

No traces now exist of the original Fort Johnson which stood at Windmill Point on James Island. This fort was constructed about 1708 and was named after the Proprietary Governor

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Fort Wagner

After the July 11 assault on Fort Wagner failed, Gillmore reinforced his beachhead on Morris Island. At dusk July 18, Gillmore launched an attack spearheaded by the 54th Massachusetts Infantry,

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