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Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

Monitor Log: 10 April 1862

Remarks  Thursday April 10th/62   From Midnight to4 A.M. Strong winds from N. with cloudy weather                                                                                                                           William Flye   From 4 to 8 A.M. Fresh breezes from N. with cloudy weather and snow squalls                                                                                                                                               E.V. Gager     From 8 to Meridian Strong breezes from N.N.W. passing clouds                                                                                                                          L.N. Stodder     […]

Charleston, The Citadel, & The Civil War’s First Shots (Part 1)

Charleston, South Carolina is a city rich with beautiful architecture, mouth watering Southern cooking, and gorgeous weather almost year round.  But all of that is trumped by the illustrious history of this southern gem. Certainly Charleston is most known for its Civil War history, but many houses and buildings date back to the Revolutionary era.  […]