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Download PDF by J. Grahame Long: Stolen Charleston: The Spoils of War

By J. Grahame Long

ISBN-10: 1540208648

ISBN-13: 9781540208644

ISBN-10: 1626190968

ISBN-13: 9781626190962

in the course of either the yankee Revolution and the Civil struggle, Charleston used to be not only a symbolic objective but in addition one of many wealthiest--at least till the shelling begun. as soon as the redcoats of 1780 and the Yankees of 1865 stormed in, nary a church, enterprise or inner most domestic was once spared fevered plundering. Worse, Charleston's personal homefront defenders commonly helped themselves to unguarded heirlooms. In 1779, Eliza Wilkinson's shoe buckles have been stolen correct off her toes. In 1865, Union infantrymen butchered a number of of Williams Middleton's necessary water buffalo and stole the others, a few of which have been later came across on the critical Park Zoo in long island urban. sign up for writer and historian J. Grahame lengthy as he recounts the looting and misplaced treasures of Charleston.

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