Retelling the long and sad final days of Confederate Charleston

A view of the Post Office on East Bay Street and what was rumored to be the only palmetto tree left in the city by 1865.

There's been a lot written as of late on the Civil War as the sesquicentennial is marked.

So it's perhaps with good timing that The Post and Courier has published a report looking back on the final months of the war in Charleston and the sad end the fires, confusion, and moral defeat brought to the city.

Read the story here.

And you can get more connections and background on the Holy City in the Civil War on this Wikipedia page.