Historians discuss SC at the time of secession
Nov 10, 2010 4:11:00 AM - thestate.com
Historians are gathering to discuss life in South Carolina on the eve of the Civil War.
Three historians from Coastal Carolina University plan a talk Wednesday at Waccamaw Center for Higher Education in Litchfield on the coast. The event is free and open to the public.
The speakers include Jennifer Murray who specializes in American military history and the Civil War; John Navin who specializes in colonial and American national history; and Wink Prince Jr., a professor of southern and South Carolina history.
Next April marks the 150th anniversary of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor - the opening shots of the Civil War.
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