Join for this series of lectures about the burning of Columbia. Popular local historian Dean Hunt will lead us up to the 150th anniversary.
Lecture 2: The Capture of the Coastal Plains Towns.
Topics include the fighting for the railroads. Skirmishing at Bamberg, Graham's Turnout (Denmark), Barnwell, Blackville and Aiken. Ending with the Burning of Orangeburg.
Lecture 1: The Invasion Begins from Savannah to the Salkehatchie.
Topics include fighting in the low country swamps. The burning of Robertsville, McPhersonville, and Gillisonville. Including the capture of Coosawahatchie and Pocotaligo. Fighting at Broxton's and Buford's Bridges.