March 21, 2008 RSS feed / Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 50: More Memoirs

My uncle, J.K. Gourdin IV, wrote a 46- page memoir just before he died in 2004. This is a continuation of his memories of life in Pineville in the 1930s and 1940s. I have edited his words but not his thoughts. Aunt Mattie. More...

Confederate memories alive in Florence

Florence, S.C., was just a railroad junction prior to the Civil War; however, during the war the little town became host to several major Confederate institutions: a hospital, a prison, and a cemetery. More...