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South Carolina Stands Alone

  • Introduction to the Civil War
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04/25/2018Chris Calton

For almost a month, South Carolina was the only state to have formally seceded from the Union. Off the coast of Charleston, the Union still had a garrison stationed in Sullivan Island’s Fort Moultrie, which became a matter of foreign policy between the United States and what was essentially the “nation” of South Carolina.

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