sherman's march

  1. Joshism


    Ted Savas has written and published a book about how critical the Augusta Powder Works were for the Confederate war effort. The question is, even if the Union understood the importance of the works when could they have practically been taken? The Union wrecked and captured Fort Pulaski early in...
  2. Jim Klag

    Was The Burning Of Columbia, South Carolina A War Crime

    February 17, 1865 - The Union forces, under Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, USA, occupy Columbia, SC. Lieut. Gen. Wade Hampton's Confederate cavalry set fire to cotton bales before fleeing. Union soldiers uncover barrels of whiskey, and that night the majority of Columbia catches fire and burns...