Charleston Mercury, Union is Dissolved

The Charleston Mercury announces South Carolina’s vote to secede.

Civil War



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  • Title Civil War
  • Coverage 1861–1865
  • Author
  • Keywords separate southern nation, Abraham Lincoln, Fort Moultrie, Confederate, South Carolina, Sherman’s march, General David Hunter, Jefferson Davis,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
  • URL
  • Access Date April 21, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 20, 2022
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