July 4 parade led to a massacre of Black people in Hamburg, SC
The Hamburg Massacre spurred additional racial violence in the South in advance of the 1876 presidential election, which ultimately led to more than 90 years of white control and segregation in the region.
A South Carolina GAR Hall built by Black Civil War vets was sinking. Here's how it was saved.
Beaufort’s GAR post, which started in 1888, was founded by Black veterans, many of them former slaves on Sea Island plantations who had been soldiers with the First South Carolina Volunteer Regiment.