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Among the Civil War ghosts

(Hilton Head, S.C.) As the United States moves through the second of its four years of commemorating the sesquicentennial of its’ Civil War (1861-1865) it is instructive to reflect on the interplay of History and national memory.

For those wishing to visit historic sites or observe various commemorations, South Carolina – the first state to secede from the Union – can be a useful base of operations. Continue reading