A steady stream of people -- young and old, locals and tourists - flowed into Charleston Museum on Saturday for it Civil War Fashion Try-on event, which included getting a free professional photograph in clothing of the 1860s.
Nestled next than a block away from Charleston's most famous intersection is a warren of 19th century buildings that still serve the same purpose they did when they first were stiched together after the Civil War.While Confederate widows and orphans no longer live here, this is still home for about 13 elderly women who can care for themselves but have limited means.There's only one problem: The place needs work.
Re-enactors with the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment held a day-long event at the Seashore Farmers Lodge, as the group honors the anniversary of the historic 1863 Civil War Battle of Battery Wagner held on Morris Island.
The faces of two 55th Massachusetts Regiment Union troops whose remains were recovered at a Civil War grave site on Folly Island will be on display Friday when a historical marker is dedicated at Folly River Park. The site was excavated in 1987.