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The Civil War: South Carolina's Secession

Secession of South Carolina

Secession of South Carolina

Washington, DC
Saturday, January 29, 2011

One-hundred-fifty years ago, Southern states began to secede from the Union over the issues of state’s rights and the institution of slavery.  South Carolina was first to secede in December, 1860.  The Fort Sumter - Fort Moultrie Historical Trust held a symposium at the Citadel recently.

Updated: Monday, January 31, 2011 at 11:32am (ET)

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