Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War - Chapter 4 South Carolina: Shades of Gray Summary & Analysis

Tony Horwitz
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Chapter 4 South Carolina: Shades of Gray Summary and Analysis

Horwitz moved on next to Columbia, South Carolina. On his way he stopped in Kingstree, where he had read a news story about a local Confederate monument that supposedly had a statue of a Union soldier on it. A woman named Francis Ward, who ran the local historical society, took him to the thirty-foot high monument, and he peered at the statue atop it through binoculars. It did indeed appear to be a soldier dressed in a Union uniform. The statue had come from a foundry that made monuments for both North and South, but whether it was a mix-up or deliberate was never determined. The Union soldier had been known about for years, but nothing had been done about it.

Horwitz continued on to Columbia, the capitol city, where he...

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