30 December 2015

Charleston Arsenal

 30 December 1860

#KnowSouthernHistory 

On this date in 1860...

South Carolina state troops seized the federal arsenal at Charleston.


Other Years:


  • 1863 - Twenty Confederate States Marines froze to death after a federal warship swamped their boat and then fired on the survivors at Matagorda Peninsula, Texas.


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