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3:11 am on Tuesday September 27, 2011

In historically black Summerville neighborhood, a Confederate flag causes a stir (Updated)

Image by Flickr user Carl WainwrightUpdate September 27: The Associated Press dropped by Summerville for a checkin a year after the march against Caddell's Civil War flag display. As you might guess, little has changed — aside from a higher flag...
7:56 am on Wednesday May 11, 2011

Civil war troops honored on Confederate Memorial Day

Flickr user Mitchel24J An annual ceremony a the Beaufort National Ceremony yesterday saw The Sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy honor more than 100 confederate soldiers in a 45-minute service Tuesday, May 11,...
2:14 pm on Sunday April 25, 2010

150 years after the Democratic convention in Charleston

The South Carolina Institute Hall where the convention was held and the Secession Ordinance would later be signed. The building was at 130 Meeting Street and is no longer standing. Robert N. Rosen, author of "Confederate Charleston, an Illustrated...
3:55 am on Sunday December 6, 2009

It's not S.C. for once: Florida battle continues over Confederate license plate

South Carolina has a long painful list of past incidents with trying to aprove controversial license plates. That's why I'm glad to hear that one battle that sounds like it's coming from South Carolina, isn't: A multi-year battle to get Sons of...
5:39 am on Thursday September 17, 2009

Judge sides with S.C. school in ban on Confederate garb

Image by Flickr user eyeliam Image by 20090917-flag.jpg A teen who was blocked from wearing Confederate-blazoned clothing has lost a battle against and upstate school district.  But the attorneys are vowing to appeal the federal ruling. The...
5:10 am on Tuesday August 18, 2009

Before the secession, this was the first Confederate flag

Image by Flickr user jimmywayne Image by 20090818-flag.jpg Before there was war, and before South Carolina had seceded, Captain Edward Mills had raised this flag. It would soon be the flag of the Palmetto Guard and then fly above the Confederate-...
4:11 am on Friday July 10, 2009

Confederate museum seeing a huge rise attendance

Image by Flickr user divemasterking2000Image by 20090710-confederate.jpg Don't over think this one too much, but The State is reporting that the Confederate museum in Columbia has seen a huge rise in visitors over the last year. Here's a link to the...
1:31 pm on Friday June 5, 2009

State universities uncover Confederate naval artifacts

Image by USCImage by 20090605-usc.jpg Underwater archaeologist Christopher Amer (left) and archaeological assistant Joe Beatty carry an artillery shell from a Confederate Brooke rifled cannon recovered from the Pee Dee River. Archaeologists have...
11:31 am on Friday April 17, 2009

Civil War battle to be reenacted

Image by Battle of CharlestonImage by 20090417-battle.jpgHuh? What was that noise? There's a good chance that if you're not at the Battle of Charleston on Saturday, April 18, or Sunday that you might ask just that, as once again reenactors are...
2:36 am on Wednesday March 18, 2009

Supporters make case for Confederate holiday in Dorchester

Supporters are still struggling to make sure Confederate Memorial Day is honored in South Carolina's schools. Most recently they brought their campaign to get the state holiday recognized to the Dorchester District 4 school board. Read more...

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