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A City Laid Waste: The Capture, Sack, and Destruction of the City of Columbia

A City Laid Waste The Capture Sack and Destruction of the City of Columbia In the first reissue of these documents since A City Laid Waste captures in riveting detail the destruction of South Carolina s capital city William Gil Simms a native South Carolini

  • Title: A City Laid Waste: The Capture, Sack, and Destruction of the City of Columbia
  • Author: William Gilmore Simms
  • ISBN: 9781570035968
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the first reissue of these documents since 1865, A City Laid Waste captures in riveting detail the destruction of South Carolina s capital city William Gil Simms 1806 1870 , a native South Carolinian and one of the nation s foremost men of letters, was in Columbia and witnessed firsthand the city s capture by Union forces and its subsequent devastation by fire AIn the first reissue of these documents since 1865, A City Laid Waste captures in riveting detail the destruction of South Carolina s capital city William Gil Simms 1806 1870 , a native South Carolinian and one of the nation s foremost men of letters, was in Columbia and witnessed firsthand the city s capture by Union forces and its subsequent devastation by fire A renowned novelist and poet, who was also an experienced journalist and historian, Simms deftly recorded the events of February 1865 in a series of eyewitness accounts published in the first ten issues of the Columbia Phoenix and reprinted here His record of burned buildings constitutes the most authoritative information available on the extent of the damage.

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    1 thought on “A City Laid Waste: The Capture, Sack, and Destruction of the City of Columbia

    1. One of the best books that I have ever read!! A must for anyone that is interested in Civil War or South Carolina history. On my list to purchase.

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