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A carnival of destruction : Sherman's invasion of South Carolina

Author: Tom Elmore
Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina : Joggling Board Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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Follow historian Tom Elmore as he tracks the path of Sherman's invasion of South Carolina. Be present at the burning of Columbia, where Federal troops danced and drank whiskey as the city went up in flames. Come to know the colorful characters, the untold stories, the moments of despair, peppered with accounts of great compassion and sacrifice. Elmore's 15 years of research goes deep, unearthing previously  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Elmore
ISBN: 9780984107377 0984107371
OCLC Number: 796035582
Description: xxxiii, 580 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Sherman's invasion of South Carolina
Responsibility: Tom Elmore.

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Follow historian Tom Elmore as he tracks the path of Sherman's invasion of South Carolina. Be present at the burning of Columbia, where Federal troops danced and drank whiskey as the city went up in flames. Come to know the colorful characters, the untold stories, the moments of despair, peppered with accounts of great compassion and sacrifice. Elmore's 15 years of research goes deep, unearthing previously unpublished first-person accounts, giving you a front row seat to the Carnival of Destruction.

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