Archive for March 17th, 2010

On this day in 1865: George W. Nichols, a major in Sherman’s army, writes in his journal in Averasboro in Harnett County, where Confederate Col. Alfred Rhett, former commander of Ft. Sumter, has just been captured: “Rhett [is] one of the ‘first family’ names of which South Carolina is so proud. From the conversation of […]

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