Tag Archives: South Carolina

Micah Jenkins

Some Rebel officers may have privately questioned Gen. Longstreet’s judgment in regard to preparation for the attack on Fort Sanders, but South Carolinian Micah Jenkins was the only one who complained directly to him. And when the disaster had unfolded, … Continue reading

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Tennessee and secession

The recent (Dec. 20) sesquicentennial of the 1860 secession of South Carolina recalls how the rebellion did not come so quick or so easy in Tennessee—largely because of the Unionist preference in Knoxville and environs. As Confederate widow Parthenia Leila … Continue reading

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