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The purpose of this section is to help provide a portal into South Carolina’s past through the lives of individuals who lived before and during the Civil War. Instead of focusing strictly on all well known individuals, we’ve intentionally included more of the lesser known ones to help provide a wider view of the time period. Through the generosity of the University of South Carolina Press we are able to bring you a small variety of individuals who lived during this period.

The South Carolina Encyclopedia
Provided courtesy of the University of South Carolina Press.
All text © The Humanities Council SC.

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"Southern Bell"

Lucy Holcombe Pickens
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Women of the
Civil War

Mary Boykin Chesnut
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Civil War Governors

Francis Wilkinson Pickens
1860 - 1862

Milledge Luke Bonham
1862 - 1864

Andrew Gordon Magrath
1864 - May 1865

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