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Civil War Lecture Series | Atlanta and Columbia Remember Sherman: Monuments and Ruins

Presented by Historic Columbia at Robert Mills House & Gardens Grounds, Columbia SC

Feb 08 2015
Civil War Lecture Series | Atlanta and Columbia Remember Sherman: Monuments and Ruins

Presented by Thomas Brown, PhD, University of South Carolina. The burning of Atlanta in November 1864 during Union occupation under the command of William T. Sherman and the burning of Columbia in February 1865 during Union occupation under the command of William T. Sherman were parallel crises for what were then similarly sized southern towns. As the fortunes of the cities diverged dramatically after the Civil War, however, civic memories of the events also took different shapes. This talk

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Robert Mills House & Gardens Grounds

1616 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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