Civil War Sesquicentennial Exhibit Series, 2011-2015:
South Carolinians at the Battle of Gettysburg
Learn about the role South Carolinians played in one of the most critical and popular battles of the war. During three days of intense battle, Palmetto State infantry, artillery, and cavalry all participated in major fighting-- many of those brave South Carolinians paying the ultimate price and never returning from Pennsylvania soil.
From Backrooms to Battlefields: The Buying and Selling of the Confederacy
Based on the discovery of rare Confederate purchasing receipts, this exhibit takes the visitor on a journey from the smoke-filled backroom deals of England, through the thrill and danger of blockade running in exotic foreign ports, to the Southern soldiers in the field. Learn how Confederate government used their lifeline to Europe to keep the Southern war machine running until Lee's surrender at Appomattox that ending this nation’s greatest conflict.