October 7, 2015

Many argue Civil War started at Black Jack five years before first shots in South Carolina

Mica Marriott mmarriott@gardnernews.com Officially, the first battle of the American Civil War was the Battle of Fort Sumter just outside of Charleston, SC, 150 years ago this week on April 12-13 in 1861. But many argue the true first battle of the war occurred on June 2, 1856 five years before shots rang out in Continue Reading