To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, this website commemorates and chronicles life in Charleston throughout the conflict - through historical retellings by Brian Hicks, reader contributions of family histories, photo galleries and videos, and stories reflecting a modern-day perspective on our history.

Civil War 150 Videos

CHARLESTON AT WAR: Our city falls

Salute to black Union soldiers

Rarely displayed Confederate paintings on website

Tour follows history of the Hunley

Number of Civil War dead recalculated

Tour to highlight Battery Pringle's role

Church life in Civil War

Re-enactors offer glimpse into history

Halsey served in Washington Light Infantry

John F. Davies, one of 'The Immortal 600'

Soldier smuggled regimental flag from Appomattox

Reader shares letter from 'Grandpa Billy'

Charleston tailor made uniform for Lee

Brig. Gen. Samuel McGowan: A remembrance

Recalling the 'Angel of Marye's Heights'