South Carolina Civil War Map

Baptists and the American Civil War: November 7, 1863

Dual Baptist narratives continue in South Carolina this month, intertwined yet divergent. Many white citizens (including Baptists) of Charleston, South Carolina, a city besieged by nearby Union naval forces since July, have fled inland and northward to Orangeburg. The roster of refugees, mainly women and children, continues to grow as winter looms. An area with…