Saturday, January 1, 2011

Deliberations on martial law

• [SC SECESSION CONVENTION] In Charleston, with Fort Sumter's guns now trained on the city, the Convention discusses a resolution to put South Carolina Governor Francis Pickens in charge of putting Charleston under martial law/1861

The Month Ahead:

First Session of the Convention of the People of South Carolina Secession Convention
December 17, 1860-January 5, 1861
Siege of Fort Sumter

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