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The Last Commander of Fort Sumter: Thomas Abram Huguenin By Gary R. Baker
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Thomas Huguenin was born into a wealthy South Carolina Lowcountry family. In the early 1890's, he penned this autobiography, not for publication, but for the benefit of his family. An 1859 graduate... More > of the South Carolina Military Academy (now The Citadel), Huguenin, within two years, was actively engaged in the defense of Charleston Harbor. Serving in the forts around the harbor, he was involved in Union ironclad attacks and the defense of Morris Island., including a failed attempt to blow up Battery Wagner. In July 1864, he was placed in command of Fort Sumter which endured massive bombardments from Union naval vessels and artillery around Morris Island. Huguenin remained in command until February 1865, when the fort was abandoned, not surrendered. He recounts the final withdrawal into North Carolina, and his role in the Battles of Averysboro and Bentonville. It is a rich historical account by a young man who was deeply involved in the war and Reconstruction period.< Less
Cadets in Gray By Gary R. Baker
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Follow the Cadets of the Citadel and Arsenal from the firing on the Star of the West on January 9, 1861 through their engagement with Federal troops at Williamston on May 1, 1865. Be with them when... More > their academic routines are interrupted by military service. Then, watch them as they “see the elephant” in repulsing the Yankees at Tulifinny Creek. Join the “hotspurs” as they walk out of the South Carolina Military Academy in mid-June 1862 to form their own cavalry company, the Cadet Rangers, Co. F, 6th SC Cavalry. Bide with them as they engage in routine patrolling along the South Carolina coast until their own baptism of fire at John’s Island in February 1864. Then, journey with the Rangers to Virginia where they lead a cavalry charge at Louisa Court House and hold the crucial angle the following day at Trevilian Station. Follow the arduous campaigning in Virginia and their return to South Carolina in early 1865 to assist in the attempt to repel Sherman’s hordes.< Less

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LOOKING FOR A MIRACLE...LOOK WITHIN YOUR LIFE LOOKING FOR A... By May Lewis
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