Sack and Destruction of Columbia, S. C. [1865]

Sack and Destruction of Columbia, S. C. [1865]

by William Gilmore Simms
Sack and Destruction of Columbia, S. C. [1865]

Sack and Destruction of Columbia, S. C. [1865]

by William Gilmore Simms

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Overview

A firsthand detailed account of this event by the leading author in the antebellum South who "was upward of thirty years one of the most prolific and one of the most popular of American authors." Simms' graphic word picture of this premeditated hate crime against a region as well as a city—in which his own home and possessions were destroyed—is 84 pages of primary source material.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012182524
Publisher: Strait Gate Publications, Charlotte, NC
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 116 KB

About the Author

WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS (1806-1870): A South Carolinian who, before the War Between The States, was probably the most popular author in the South as well as in much of America during that time. Not only did he excel as a writer of historical and biographical fiction, his regional histories and biographies were painstakingly researched for accuracy as well as for reader interest.
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