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'St. Michael's Church, Charleston, South Carolina,' 1865.
Only the buildings remained--St. Michael's Church, Charleston

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Charleston Surrendered
February 18, 1865

Soldiers are coming! Yankee soldiers! Quick, pack your bags.

Imagine that tomorrow is February 18, 1865, the day the mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, will surrender control of the city to the Union Army. The Union General William T. Sherman is on his way and you have to leave. What will you take with you? Clothes? A favorite toy? Food? The citizens of Charleston, South Carolina, had less than a day to decide what to pack. In wagons and carriages, on horseback and on foot, the people of Charleston moved sadly past war-damaged buildings on their way out of the city.

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