Civil War | Cemetery
Beaufort National Cemetery
1601 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
This national cemetery was established in 1863 for the burial of Union soldiers who died during the Federal occupation of Beaufort and for the reinterment of Union soldiers' remains from various locations in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. More than 9,000 Union soldiers or veterans are buried here; 4,400 of them are unknown, including 2,800 prisoners of war from the camp at Millen, Georgia. Seventeen hundred African-American Union soldiers are also buried at Beaufort National Cemetery. One hundred and seventeen Confederate soldiers are buried here.
Heyward House Historic Center
Bluffton, South Carolina | The Heyward House is one of the only surviving houses from the Union bombing of the town in 1863.
Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina | The Coastal Discovery Museum offers guided tours of three Civil War-era forts on Hilton Head Island: Fort Walker...
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina | Fort Howell is an earthen fort constructed in 1864 by the Union during their occupation of Hilton Head Island...
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Savannah, Georgia | On April 11, 1862, Union forces overtook this historic fort in only 30 hours. Today it is preserved as a national park.
Fort James Jackson
Savannah, Georgia | This brick fort, now the oldest standing brick fortification in Georgia, was built in 1808 and manned during the War of 1812.
Savannah, Georgia | This historic site, the restored and furnished mid-nineteenth-century Gothic Revival-style home of Charles Green, served as the...