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NOTE: In accordance with the South Carolina Restructuring Act of 2014 (Act 121), the Budget and Control Board ceased operations on June 30, 2015. Effective July 1, 2015, the majority of its functions and responsibilities are transferred to the Department of Administration, the State Fiscal Accountability Authority, and the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Commission. You may find information relative to the new agencies on their respective websites. The Executive Budget Office and the Governor’s Office of Executive Policy and Programs have been transferred and incorporated into the Department of Administration. In addition, the SC Energy Office has been transferred to the Office of Regulatory Staff and the Office of Local Government has been transferred to the Rural Infrastructure Authority. Please update your bookmarks appropriately.


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The State's Military History Museum


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For over a century, the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum's mission
has been to collect and preserve the military history of this state. When you enter
Columbia's oldest museum, you uncover the state's martial tradition from the
Revolutionary War to the present War on Terror. 

Explore...the military campaigns that South Carolinian soldiers 
have participated in over the past three hundred years. of the country's most inclusive battle flag

See...expansive weapons and uniform collections, with examples
from nearly every American conflict.

military culture with artifacts on display from an 
extensive collection.

July 9, 2015              

Upon removal from the Confederate Soldiers Monument on the State House grounds, the Confederate battle flag becomes part of the collection of the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. The museum is aware that this is a grave responsibility and will formulate plans to appropriately exhibit it. The museum is humbled to play a small role in further uniting the citizens of South Carolina. 


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