2017-02-17 / Front Page
Sherman protects his Columbia friend
Part IV: The Burning of Columbia was 152 years ago today
The first time General William T. Sherman visited Mary Catherine Poyas Walker before the burning of Columbia February 17, 1865, he had come from the battlefield and apologized for his appearance. When he visited her the second time on Sunday, February 19, he was wearing his brand new fulldress uniform.