Recovering the Piedmont past : unexplored moments in nineteenth-century Upcountry South Carolina history /

The history of South Carolina's lowcountry has been well documented by historians, but the upcountry - the region of the state north and west of Columbia and the geologic fall line - has only recently begun to receive extensive scholarly attention. The essays in this collection provide a window...

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Authors / Creators: Grady, Timothy Paul (Editor), Walker, Melissa, 1962- (Editor)
Other Authors / Creators:Grady, Timothy Paul, author, editor.
Walker, Melissa, 1962- author, editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2013]
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Orville Vernon Burton
  • Introduction / Timothy P. Grady and Melissa Walker
  • Mineral water, dancing, and amusements : the development of tourism in the nineteenth-century Upcountry / Melissa Walker
  • "Education has breathed over the scene" : Robert H. Reid and the Reidville schools, 1857-1905 / Timothy P. Grady
  • Prelude to Little Bighorn : the Seventh U.S. Cavalry in the South Carolina Upcountry / Andrew H. Myers
  • "At present we have no school at all which is truly unfortunate" : freedmen and schools in Abbeville County, 1865-1875 / Katherine D. Cann
  • From slavery to freedom : African American life in post-Civil War Spartanburg / Diane C. Vecchio
  • African Americans and the Presbyterian Church : the Clinton Presbyterian Church and Sloan's Chapel / Nancy Snell Griffith
  • "Murder takes the angel shape of justice" : rape, reputation, and retribution in nineteenth-century Spartanburg / Carol Loar
  • "May the Lord keep down hard feelings" : the Woodrow evolution controversy and the 1884 Presbyterian Synod of South Carolina / Robert B. McCormick.