Civil War moments in S.C. -- February 1865

07/27/2011 12:00 AM

07/07/2011 2:22 PM

After abandoning Columbia, Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, the commander of Southern forces that had fired on Sumter four years earlier, briefly sets up his headquarters in the Century House in Ridgeway.

Later that month, Union forces burn parts of Ridgeway, sack Winnsboro and occupy Georgetown.

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