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1790 Census: South Carolina CD

The Annals of Newberry, South Carolina
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South Carolina Genealogy & History Books: General Interest:

A History of James Island Slave Descendants & Plantation Owners: The Bloodline icon

Jewish Marriage Notices from the Newspaper Press of Charleston, S. C., (1775-1906)

Marylanders to Carolina: Migration of Marylanders to North Carolina and South Carolina Prior to 1800

More Marylanders to Carolina: Migration of Marylanders to North Carolina and South Carolina Prior to 1800

A Key to Southern Pedigrees: Being a Comprehensive Guide to the Colonial Ancestry of Families the States of Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Alabama

The Freedmen's Bureau in South Carolina, 1865-1872

Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina, from the Colonial Period to About 1820

Marriage and Death Notices from the Pendleton, South Carolina Messenger: 1807 to 1851

A Collection of Upper South Carolina Genealogical and Family Records icon

North and South Carolina Marriage Records from the Earliest Colonial Days to the Civil War icon
"Almost 7,500 marriages are listed, the arrangement being alphabetical by surname, and this includes the maiden names of the brides. For each is given the full date and the place where the wedding took place. "

South Carolina: A Guide for Genealogists

Migration to South Carolina: Movement from New England and Mid-Atlantic States, 1850 Census

South Carolina 1860 Agricultural Census icon

Local and Family History in South Carolina: A Bibliography icon

History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aborigines of the Pedee, the First White Settlements and Their Subsequent Progress icon

Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry

Generations of Lawyers: A History of the South Carolina Bar

Joseph NICHOLS and the Nicholites: A Look at the "New Quakers" of Maryland, Delaware, North and South Carolina

South Carolina Silversmiths: 1690-1860

Marriage and Death Notices from the Up-Country of South Carolina as Taken from Greenville Newspapers, 1826-1863

Palmetto Place Names

Men of Mark in South Carolina: Ideals of American Life; A Collection of Biographies of Leading Men of the State icon

Marriage and Death Notices from the Charleston Observer, 1827-1845

Irish Found in South Carolina--1850 Census

History of the Hibernian Society of Charleston, South Carolina 1799-1981

History of the German Settlements and of the Lutheran Church in North and South Carolina icon

This Happy Land: The Jews of Colonial and Antebellum Charleston icon

Early Pee Dee Settlers

Minutes of the Vestry of St. Helena's Parish, South Carolina, 1726-1812 icon

Religion and Politics in Colonial South Carolina icon

The Freedmen's Bureau in South Carolina, 1865-1872 icon

History of Old Pendleton District with a Genealogy of the Leading Families of the District

The Work of Reconstruction: From Slave to Wage Laborer in South Carolina 1860-1870 icon

Death Notices in the South-Carolina Gazette, 1732 - 1775

Marriage Notices in the South Carolina Gazette & Its Successors, 1732-1801 icon

Marriage, Death, and Estate Notices from Georgetown, S.C. Newspapers, 1791-1861

Hurrah for Hampton! Black Red Shirts in South Carolina During Reconstruction icon

The Huguenots of Colonial South Carolina icon

A Compilation of the Original Lists of Protestant Immigrants to South Carolina, 1763-1773

Index to the South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research

A Genealogical Collection of South Carolina Wills and Records icon

The Colonial Clergy of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina icon

Some South Carolina Genealogical Records

South Carolina Deed Abstracts: 1773-1778

Marriage Notices in the Charleston Courier, 1803-1808

Marriage and Death Notices from the (Charleston) Times, 1800-1821

South Carolina Gazette: Genealogical Abstracts, 1732-1735 icon

Marriage and Death Notices From Baptist Newspapers of South Carolina, 1835-1865

Carolina Families: A Bibliography of Books about North and South Carolina Families

South Carolina Marriages, 1688-1799

Supplement to South Carolina Marriages, 1688-1820

South Carolina Naturalizations, 1783-1850

Quakers in South Carolina: Wateree and Bush River, Cane Creek, Piney Grove, and Charleston Meetings icon

South Carolina Deed Abstracts icon

The Newspaper Press of Charleston, S. C. a Chronological and Biographical History, Embracing a Period of 140 Years icon
(1872)

The Salzburg Lutheran Expulsion & Its Impact icon

Planters, Pirates and Patriots Historical Tales From the South Carolina Grand Strand icon

The Colonial Records of South Carolina, Series 1 Journal of the Commons House of Assembly January 19, 1748-June 29, 1748 icon

Dictionary of South Carolina Biography

Marriage and Death Notices from Upper S.C. Newspapers, 1843-1865: Abstracts from Newspapers of Laurens, Spartanburg, Newberry, and Lexington Districts icon

Historic Courthouses of South Carolina: Abbeville, Charleston, Colleton County, Kershaw County

Biographical Sketches of the Bench & Bar of South Carolina icon

Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823: Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina

Historic Resources of the Lowcountry: a Regional Survey of Beaufort County, Colleton County, Hampton County, [and] Jasper County, S.C. icon

The Jury Lists of South Carolina, 1778-1779 icon

Chronicles of St. Marks Parish, Santee Circuit, and Williamsburg Township, South Carolina, 1731-1885

Genealogical Abstracts From the Carolina Spartan, 1866-1872

South Carolina in the Mexican War: A History of the Palmetto Regiment of Volunteers, 1846-1917 icon

South Carolina Genealogical Research icon

Research Materials in South Carolina: A Guide

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: South Carolina icon

Index to the 1800 Census of South Carolina icon

Index to 1820 North Carolina Census: Supplemented from Tax Lists and Other Sources icon

Abstracts of the Wills of the State of South Carolina 1740-1760 icon

Indexes to the County Wills of South Carolina icon

Scotch-Irish Migration to South Carolina, 1772

Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830 icon

Rambles in the Pee Dee Basin, South Carolina icon

South Carolina Indians, Indian Traders, and Other Ethnic Connections: Beginning in 1670 icon

The Huguenot Connection: The Edict of Nantes, Its Revocation, and Early French Migration to South Carolina icon

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South Carolina Folks & Families

The Descendants of the SIMPSON - ROACH Families of South Carolina, Including Allied Families and Genealogical Briefs of BERRY, BRATTON, PICKENS, MOFFETT, DRENNAN, BOYD, WYLIE, MECKLIN, SADLER, FARMER, SANDERS, NELSON and SPRINGS

A Genealogical History of the POOLE, LANGSTON & MASON Families and Kindred Lines of Upper South Carolina

Some ROGERS, DUCKWORTH and WELBORN Families With Roots in North and South Carolina

CARPENTER-WIER Family of Upper South Carolina and Other Ancestors, Including BENSON, BERRY, BLASSINGAME, CALDWELL, MAXWELL, RICHEY, SLOAN, STEWART, WILSON

Genealogy of the McWILLIE and CUNNINGHAM Families, With Addition of a New Name Index [South Carolina; Camden, Liberty Hill and Surrounding Areas of Kershaw County, Lancaster County]

Research and Remembrances of YOUNGBLOOD, MARTIN, PERRY, MANN, KELLEY, McKINNEY, McWHORTER icon

Some Families of Revolutionary War Patriots from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Kentucky: DUNCAN, MILLER, COULTER, FLEMING, POMEROY, JUNKIN, HARNED, GALLOWAY, HARTLEY, WEATHERHOLT, CRAWFORD, MASON, PATE, MOORMAN, ADAMS, LEWIS, JOHNSTON, CLARK, WALKER, MARTIN, REYNOLDS, HEAD, LONG, SEATON, KENNER, THOMPSON, GREENWELL, BONUM, PHILPOT...

Notes on the ALEXANDER Family of South Carolina and Georgia, 1651-1954 icon

Rice Planter and Sportsman: The Recollections of J. Motte ALSTON, 1821-1909

The ALSTONs and ALLSTONs of North and South Carolina compiled from English, Colonial and Family Records...

The Life and Adventures of Capt. Robert W. ANDREWS, of Sumter, South Carolina. Extending Over a Period of 97 Years. Replete With Startling Situations and Interesting Incidents. Together With Reminiscences of the War of 1812, and the Recent "Unpleasantness" Between the North and South... icon

Some of the Ancestors and Descendants of James and George ASHFORD. Jr. of Fairfield County, South Carolina

The BAILEYs of Clinton A South Carolina Family, 1860-1996 The Ancestors & Descendants of Mercer Silas BAILEY...

Let Us Meet in Heaven: The Civil War Letters of James Michael BARR, 5th South Carolina Cavalry

A BAXTER Family from South Carolina: Scotch Irish Pioneers from Ulster icon

The BAXTER Family: Descendants of George and Thomas BAXTER, of Westchester County, New York, as Well as Some West Virginia and South Carolina Lines icon

Pioneering with the BEVILLE and Related Families in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida: Their Lives, Times and Descendants

The BEDENBAUGH - BETENBAUGH Family: Descendants of Johann Michael BIDENBACH: From Germany to South Carolina, 1752

A Family History: BOYDs and Connected Families: Early Settlers Central Savannah River Area of Georgia and South Carolina icon

History of the BRASINGTON Family in the United States of America

Sold! Original Civil War-Era Letter to South Carolina Soldier Abba BROWN icon
From the seller: "Hand-penned letter from George Brown & his wife to son Abba, dated October 16th, (18)64, Williamston. Written on 8 x 10 off-white stock and folded three times (no envelope). "My Dear Child/It has now been three weeks since we have heard a word from you/I have written every few days but still get no answer, but I know that the fault is not in you, for I know that you have written but we never get those letters. " Text occupies both full sides, with the mother imploring the son to try to retrieve a winter coat she has for him. Second half of rear has father apologizing for not sending him more money, and "I have visited Wit's place on Snake River/there is plenty of land for all our hands to work..." Item is in very good shape, with a crescent-shaped burn mark lower half of left margin."

The Family Heritage Book, the Family Heritage of the BYFIELD Family, Charleston, South Carolina icon

A Plantation Mistress on the Eve of the Civil War: the Diary of Keziah Goodwyn Hopkins BREVARD, 1860-1861 icon

Jacob CLARK of Abbeville, South Carolina and Some of His Descendants

Thomas Boston CLARKSON of South Carolina: His Forebears and His Descendants Through His Son William; Including Brief Genealogies of SIMONS, HERIOT & MARION Families of South Carolina

Descendants of William CUNNINGHAM of Fauquier Co., Virginia and Greenville, Co., South Carolina

The CUTHBERTs, Barons of Castle Hill and Their Descendants in South Carolina and Georgia

A Place in History: The DAVANT Family

John Horry DENT: South Carolina Aristocrat on the Alabama Frontier icon

The DEW Line from England to Virginia and the Carolinas, to Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana, with Some Records of Other States icon

The Family History of James ELLIOTT (1773-1865) of Winnsboro, South Carolina and His Descendants icon

The EPPS Connection

Annals of the FOWLER Family, with Branches in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, California and Texas

Colonial Ancestors of the FULMERs of South Carolina and the FOLMARs of Alabama icon

Christopher GADSDEN and the American Revolution icon

Hoopskirts & Huppas: A Chronicle of the Early Years of the GARFUNKEL - TRAGER Family in America, 1856-1920

The GEE Family of Union County, South Carolina icon

An American Family Centering in the William Ebenezer and Alice Rosina GETTYS Family of York County, South Carolina icon

A History of the GLEN Family of South Carolina and Georgia icon

David GRAHAM of Chester County, South Carolina and His Descendants, 1772-1989 icon

Robert GRAVES: Ancestors & Descendants [Robert GRAVES of Anson County, NC & Chesterfield County, SC Ancestors & Descendants (ca. 1850-1979); A Branch of the Descendants of Capt. Thomas GRAVES, 1608 Immigrant to Jamestown, VA]

American GUTHRIE and Allied Families: Lineal Representations of the Colonial GUTHRIEs of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Some Post-Revolutionary Emigrants, and of Some Allied Families icon

The HAMMONDs of Redcliffe
Drawing on four generations of family correspondence --reflecting the hopes, fears, desires, frustrations, and failures of an American family touched by personal scandal-- this book presents the saga of the Hammonds of Redcliffe from before the Civil War to after the New Deal. Set in Redcliffe, the plantation home of the Hammonds, this sweeping collection of letters, many of them by women, recaptures a way of life that is gone forever as it provides fascinating insights into the reactions of the participants to disaster on the battlefield and on the homefront and into the agony of an eminent plantation family that had to adjust as best it could to a new social order. More than just the story of one family, the book casts in high relief the whole fabric of society: how all people worked and wept, married and mourned, lived and died.

The HARRISONs of Andersonville, South Carolina icon

The Family of HAY: A History of the Progenitors & Some South Carolina Descendants of Col. Ann Hawkes HAY with Collateral Genealogies A.D. 500-1908

HAYNSWORTH - FURMAN and Allied Families: Including Ancestry and Descendants of Sarah Morse HAYNSWORTH

HILL & HILL - MOBERLY Connections of Fairfield County, South Carolina icon

The HOLLY - HOLLEY Family: Early Barnwell & Edgefield Districts, South Carolina icon

Colonel Joseph HOWE, York County, South Carolina. His Descendants and His Brothers icon

A Sketch of Abraham HUDSON & Descendants

Ancestors and Descendants of Charles HUMPHRIES (d. 1837) of Union District, South Carolina, 1677-1984: Including Records from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Other States

Georgia Descendants of Nathaniel POPE of Virginia, John HUMPHRIES of South Carolina and Allen GAY of North Carolina

The HUTCHINSON Family of Laurens County, South Carolina and Descendants icon

JACKSON of North Pacolet: Descendants of Samuel JACKSON, Sr.

Samuel JONES Family of Kershaw County, South Carolina icon

Charles KILGORE of King's Mountain: A New History of the KILGORE Family

Leopold A. KLAUBER: His Forebears and Descendants icon

The Ancestry & Known Descendants of Joseph LANE, (1770-1850) of Marion County, South Carolina, & Simpson County, Mississippi icon

Bazile LANNEAU of Charleston, 1746-1833

Early LESLIEs in York County, South Carolina, Their Migrations to Tennessee, Missouri & Arkansas, Their Ancestry & Descendants icon

My Neck of the Woods: The LEWIS Families of Southeastern North Carolina and Northeastern South Carolina - With CD Containing Web-Style Data

William LEWIS of Horry County, South Carolina icon

LOGAN: A Directory of the Descendants of Andrew and Lydia LOGAN of Albany, New York and Abbeville, South Carolina icon

A Documented History of The LONG Family: Switzerland to South Carolina, 1578-1956, Including Allied Families

The LOWNDES Family of South Carolina icon

Descendants of James Boyd MAGILL: 1799-1880, Emigrant from Ireland to Chester County, South Carolina

John MARSH of Craven & Kershaw Counties, South Carolina and His Descendants and Research Notes on MARSH

Some of the Descendants of Daniel MARTIN (1745-1829) of Laurens County, South Carolina and the Allied Families of HUDGENS, McNEESE, RODGERS, and SAXON icon

Charles MAY and His Descendants, Who Settled at Mays Cross Roads in Old Edgefield County, South Carolina

Genealogy of William McELWEE II of Clark's Fork of Bullock's Creek, York County, South Carolina

Fifty Years as a Low Country Witch Doctor
McTEER Memoir

The Huguenot MILLERS: A Family History

John Clarence Calhoun MILLER Family icon

The NEWMAN Family: Descendants of Davis & Nancy NEWMAN, 1780, Spartanburg County District, South Carolina icon

The History and Genealogy of the Robert and Rachael PAGE Family, c1750-1827: From Goochland County, Virginia, and Spartanburg County, South Carolina: Period of Coverage, c1750-c1985 icon

A World Turned Upside Down: The PALMERs of South Santee, 1818-1881

Nathaniel PARTRIDGE of Charles Town, South Carolina and His Descendants: Three Centuries of an Anglo-American Family icon

Family History, John PENDERGRASS of Bute County, North Carolina and Lancaster County, South Carolina icon

The Honorable Thomas Chiles PERRIN of Abbeville, South Carolina: Forebears and Descendants icon

Ten Thousand PLUNKETTs: A Partially Documented Record of the Families of Charles PLUNKETT of Newberry County, South Carolina and His Brother Peter PLUNKETT of Old Barnwell District, South Carolina, and Related Families icon

A POSTON Family of South Carolina: Its Immigrant Ancestor and Some of His Descendants: a Family Genealogy icon

Elijah RAGSDALE, Born Virginia November 1, 1778 to South Carolina, Died Georgia May 1, 1858, His Antecedents and Known Descendants; The RAGSDALE Family in England and America icon

REEB Roots in Europe and America icon
A history of a branch of the Reeb/Reap/Reape/Rape family which emigrated from Northern Alsace in the mid-18th century to York County, Pennsylvania, to Rowan County and Mecklenburg County in North Carolina, and to Lancaster County, South Carolina.

Descendants of Wiley REEVES of York County, South Carolina, and Fayette and Spalding Counties, Georgia

Ten ROBINSON Generations from Joseph ROBINSON and the ROBINSON Families of Orangeburg, South Carolina and Rankin County, Mississippi

The ROSS - CHESNUT - SUTTON Family of South Carolina: With the ROSS Lineage of the Author William Gilmore Simms and an Appendix icon

David RUSH and His Descendants - And Stories of The Community

The Genealogy of the SHINGLER Family of South Carolina icon

A Historical and Genealogical Record of the Henry SMITH and Davis HALLMAN Families of Lexington County, South Carolina

Mason SMITH Family Letters 1860 - 1868. [Charleston, South Carolina, Ravenel, Huger, Civil War, 19th Century, Genealogy]

So Many Interesting Tales and History of the SMITHs

SNOW Family of Upper South Carolina: Some Descendants of Barksdale SNOW (c. 1786-1854) of Greenville District, South Carolina icon

STINGLEYs: Then and Now an Early South Carolina Family Later in Mississippi and Arkansas, 1750-1982

Henry STOKES of Colleton County, South Carolina

John STUBBS, 1718-1788 of Williamsburg, South Carolina and His Descendants icon

Ancestors and Descendants of Hancock D. SUDDATH and Jemima Whaley ETHEREDGE icon

TEMPLETON Family History

Poems of Henry TIMROD with Memoir and Portrait

Henry TIMROD: A Biography

Genealogy of Isaac WEST, of Greenville County, South Carolina icon

The WINDHAM Family of England, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi & Texas

Hidden Glory: The Life and Times of Hampton Plantation, Legend of the South Santee icon

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Secessionville icon

Sold! Civil War-Era Letter to South Carolina Soldier Abba BROWN icon
From the seller: "Hand-penned letter from George Brown & his wife to son Abba, dated October 16th, (18)64, Williamston. Written on 8 x 10 off-white stock and folded three times (no envelope). "My Dear Child/It has now been three weeks since we have heard a word from you/I have written every few days but still get no answer, but I know that the fault is not in you, for I know that you have written but we never get those letters. " Text occupies both full sides, with the mother imploring the son to try to retrieve a winter coat she has for him. Second half of rear has father apologizing for not sending him more money, and "I have visited Wit's place on Snake River/there is plenty of land for all our hands to work..." Item is in very good shape, with a crescent-shaped burn mark lower half of left margin."

The Flags of Civil War South Carolina icon

"Him on the One Side and Me on the Other:" The Civil War Letters of Alexander CAMPBELL, 79th NY Infantry Regt. and James CAMPBELL, 1st South Carolina Battalion Nothing But Blood and Slaughter: The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas icon

Sons of Confederate Veterans in South Carolina

Charlestonians in War: The Charleston Battalion

Rolls and Historical Sketch of the Tenth Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers

A History of the Third South Carolina Infantry, 1861-1865

Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution

A Colonial Complex: South Carolina's Frontiers in the Era of the Yamasee War, 1680-1730

South Carolina in the Mexican War: A History of the Palmetto Regiment of Volunteers, 1846-1917 icon

South Carolina in the Spanish-American War - Historical Roster and Itinerary of South Carolina Volunteer Troops ...

Lowcountry Families in World War II: A Memorial

South Carolina Provincial Troops: Named in Papers of the First Council of Safety of the Revolutionary Party in South Carolina, June-November, 1775 icon

Memoirs of the American Revolution So Far as It Related to the States of North and South Carolina and Georgia icon

Revolutionary Claims Filed in South Carolina Between August 20, 1783 and August 31, 1786

South Carolinians in the Revolution: With Service Records and Miscellaneous Data Also Abstracts of Wills, Laurens County (Ninety-Six District) 1775-1855

Lancaster County, South Carolina and the Great War icon

1890 Census - South Carolina Union Veterans & Veteran Widows (Entire State)

Christopher GADSDEN and the American Revolution

Siege Train: the Journal of a Confederate Artilleryman in the Defense of Charleston icon

The Battle of Fort Sumter and First Victory of the Southern Troops, April 13th, 1861. Full Accounts of the Bombardment... icon

Confederate Charleston: An Illustrated History of the City and the People During the Civil War icon

The Washington Light Infantry Company of Charleston, S. C., an Account of the Revival of of the Company With the Proceedings in Commemoration of Its Sixty-Sixth Anniversary.... icon(1873)

Let Us Meet in Heaven: The Civil War Letters of James Michael BARR, 5th South Carolina Cavalry

History of Kershaw's Brigade, with Complete Roll of Companies, Biographical Sketches, Incidents, Anecdotes, Etc.

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Uniquely South Carolina

Santee Supper: A Book of Recipes from the South Carolina Low Country

Partners with the Sun: South Carolina Photographers, 1840-1940

Original Daily life in the army and concerns for the home front during the Civil War...
by Henry HILL. From the seller: "...as recorded in an archive of 90 autograph letters from the field, virtually all to his wife in Colleton District, South Carolina, all signed, 26 November 1861 to 13 February 1865; accompanied by 10 other items, a pre-war letter from Hill to his wife, several manuscript documents relating to Hill's position in his church after the war, several receipts, etc. Hill, owner of a farm in the Colleton District, South Carolina, between Charleston and Savannah, was mustered into service in Captain Wheeler Smith's Company, 1st South Carolina Mounted Militia, on 12 November 1861 and was discharged with the rest of the company on 31 January 1862. He enlisted for Confederate service on 12 March 1862, joining Company C, 17th Battalion South Carolina Cavalry; this company, still commanded by Smith, became Company C, 5th South Carolina Cavalry on 18 January 1863, and was variously stationed at Green Pond, James Island, and Charleston, South Carolina, until April 1864 when the regiment was sent to Virginia. During 1864, it participated in numerous engagements around Richmond and Petersburg, including the Battle of Trevilian Station in June 1864, the largest all-cavalry battle of the war. The regiment returned to South Carolina, with Wade Hampton, in January 1865, thereafter retreating across the Carolinas in the face of Sherman's army, before surrendering with Johnston at Durham Station, North Carolina, 27 April 1865. Hill's letters to his wife, almost all expressing concern for her well-being and that of their children, emphasize his worries over the state of his farm and various debts, offer instructions on specific activities related to their crops, describe his unit's various bivouac areas, fortifications, and plans for movements, provide news of camp life and of other soldiers from their neighborhood, specific descriptions of battle and other war activities, and rumor and innuendo from other areas of political and military actions, all framed within an earnest, religious prose. Samples from the letters include: "The Yankeys landed at Pocataligo Wednesday and gave our men a small fite but we whopped them off 40 of them dead on the field which our solider stripped stark naked they had about 5000 strong and Col. Walker only had 800 men we lost 12 artillery horses" (24 October 1862). "Don't listen to anything you hear about giving up this part of the country. It is all lies." (Camp Jeffords, 29 October 1862). "I will write to Ben Stokes and get him to get some sort of negro to stay with you" (Camp Morgan, 17 April 1863). "I went out today to see a man shot which was a terrible scene, It was witnessed by 2 or 3 thousand soldiers and lots of spectators to look on. He was shot for joining companies and running off and going into other companies as a substitute. He was marched around the square with 2 bands playing . Then the priest prayed with him. Then he knelt down on his coffin and was shot dead. Six bullets put though him" (Camp Charleston, 19 May 1863). "We took 15 negra soldiers, some of them with sergeant stripes on. There is a good many of that kind among the Yankeys on this island now Capt. Edwards got in contact with a negro soldier. The negro shot at Lt. Danelen and missed him. Edwards charged the negro on his horse. Edwards chopped at hime with his sword. The negro defended the licks off by he hit him one lick with the sweord and dropped him down. Edwards went to stick him with the sword bu the negro caught the blade and pushed it off the negro got up and put his bayonet on his gun and made at the Capt. The Capt. Shot him with five balls before he killed him. That sassy rascal would not surrender until he was killed" (James Island, 17 July 1863). "It is reported by the Yankey prisoners that Grant is dead. If it is so we will rest awhile. General Early is shelling Washington, they say I rode my horse 65 days steady and sometimes all night, and sometimes 48 hours without a mouthful of anything to eat at all I sent a Sharps rifle by Mr. Thomason it is a Yankey gun. I killed the man and I want to keep his gun in memory of him" (19 July 1864). "We have had 2 or 3 pretty hard fights in the last 5 days. We lost one man in our company, Capt. Marvin, and several out of the 5th. We captured some 5000 prisoners, 16 pieces of cannon, and about 514 horse wagon loads of small arms."

Original Handwritten Manuscript Autograph Signature of C. K. STRIBLING, Civil War Naval Officer Born in Pendleton, South Carolina icon
From the seller: "Fine. 64mo-up to 3" tall. Signed. Autograph Autograph signature, clipped and mounted of C. K. STRIBLING- naval officer, born in Pendleton, South Carolina, 22 September, 1796; died in Martinsburg, West Virginia, 17 January, 1880. He entered the navy as a midshipman, 18 June, 1812, and served in the frigate "Mohawk" on Lake Ontario in 1815, where he participated in the blockade of Kingston. He was commissioned lieutenant, 1 April, 1818. cruised on the Brazil station in 1819-20, and then in the West Indies suppressing piracy. He commanded the sloop " Peacock" in the East Indies in 1835-37, and was on leave for two years after his return. He was commissioned commander, 24 January, 1840, and in 1842-44 had the sloop "Cyane" and frigate " United States" successively on the Pacific station. For the next two years he had command of the receiving-ship at Norfolk, and he then went out as fleet-captain in command of the ship-of-the-line " Ohio, " of the Pacific squadron, during the latter part of the Mexican war, returning to New York in April, 1850. He was superintendent of the naval academy at Annapolis in 1850-'3, was commissioned captain, 1 August, 1853, and commanded the steam sloop " San Jacinto" on special service in 1854-55. He was commandant of the Pensacola navy-yard 1857-59, and served as flag-officer in command of the East India squadron in 1859-61. When the civil war opened he returned home, and, notwithstanding the secession of his native state, adhered to the Union. He served on the board to regulate the compensation of government officers in 1861, and on the light-house board in 1862. By operation of law he was placed on the retired list in December, 1861, but he continued to render valuable service in command of the navy-yard at Philadelphia in 1862-64, and from February till July, 1865, as commander-in-chief of the Eastern Gulf blockading squadron; after which he was a member of the light-house board until 1872. He was commissioned commodore on the retired list, 16 July, 1862, and rear-admiral, 25..."

Original Civil War-Era Letter to South Carolina Soldier Abba BROWN icon
From the seller: "Hand-penned letter from George Brown & his wife to son Abba, dated October 16th, (18)64, Williamston. Written on 8 x 10 off-white stock and folded three times (no envelope). "My Dear Child/It has now been three weeks since we have heard a word from you/I have written every few days but still get no answer, but I know that the fault is not in you, for I know that you have written but we never get those letters. " Text occupies both full sides, with the mother imploring the son to try to retrieve a winter coat she has for him. Second half of rear has father apologizing for not sending him more money, and "I have visited Wit's place on Snake River/there is plenty of land for all our hands to work..." Item is in very good shape, with a crescent-shaped burn mark lower half of left margin."

Contemporary Artists of South Carolina icon

A Colonial Plantation Cookbook: The Receipt Book of Harriott Pinckney Horry, 1770 icon

A Place Called St. John's: The Story of John's, Edisto, Wadmalaw, Kiawah, and Seabrook Islands of South Carolina

South Carolina's Historic Restaurants and Their Recipes icon

Country Cookbook Sponsored By the Saluda County, South Carolina Shrinettes

Relishing Recipes from Rural Richland

Receipts and Recollections icon

Greetings from Charleston: A Pictorial Postcard History of Charleston, South Carolina icon

Columbia, South Carolina: a Postcard History icon

South Carolina Postcards: Sumter County

Georgetown & the Waccamaw Neck: In Vintage Postcards (Postcard History Series) icon

South Carolina Postcards icon

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