Flags around Charleston seem to cause a lot of trouble. Besides the "Confederate" flag aka Rebel flag, Battle Flag, Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia and so on issue there are a number of people who take issue with our United States flag and how and were it is flown.Flying any flag incorrectly stirs up a lot of emotion. A few years back incorrectly flying the National Flag of Canada, nearly sparked an international incident in Ft Mill South Carolina.
On Dec. 24, 1861, the Charleston, S.C. Courier gave an impassioned account of the first anniversary of secession, as it was celebrated in the true birthplace of the Confederacy. “The Confederate and State Flags floated over the Cust... Read Post
I've been dying to get back to Charleston for ages. It seems every time you turnaround you hear about all the ridiculously good eats people like Sean Brock and Mike Lata are dishing out in Charleston, so I orchestrated a family trip... Read Post
Photo Credit Brian Hicks Charleston Post and Courier. More photos here.150 years ago today Major Anderson of the United Stats Union Army lowered the flag with 33 stars and surrendered the fort to the CSA General P G T Beauregard and... Read Post