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The SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum features exhibits that focus on South Carolina's military history.  Experience the museum's mission by exploring the museum’s three galleries when you visit.

While touring the Main Gallery, trace the state's martial tradition through every American conflict from the Revolutionary War to the present.

The Cistern Gallery, located in what was the cistern for the mill building, houses large-scale exhibits that are on display for 1-2 years.

Small specialized exhibits are on display for a limited time in the Malvina Gist Gallery, located inside the Main Gallery.  

Click the links below to see what special exhibits are on view or coming soon.

Medal of Honor recipient James C. Dozier

Dozier – South Carolinian James C. Dozier was a lifelong soldier who reached the rank of lieutenant general and was known as "Mr. National Guard." But he is most honored for what he did as a young lieutenant in 1918, when he took out a German machine-gun nest with a .45 caliber pistol and some hand grenades. The pistol he used is on display at the S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in Columbia. In this video, Fritz Hamer, the museum's curator of history and archivist, tells the story of how Dozier earned the Medal of Honor.

Click here to view the video.