This national cemetery was established in 1865 and is associated with the nearby Union prisoner of war camp, Florence Stockade, which held as many as 12,000 prisoners between September 1864 and February 1865. The prisoner cemetery formed the nucleus of this new national cemetery. Around 3,000 Union soldiers who died in the prison are buried here.
Cheraw, South Carolina | This 18th century river town became a place of refuge and a storehouse of valuables, including an official repository of Confederate gold. Contained within is a Confederate monument and cemetery.
Georgetown, South Carolina | Battery White, a Confederate earthwork constructed in 1862 under the direction of Gen. John C. Pemberton, commander of the Departments of South Carolina and Georgia, was built on Mayrant's Bluff to defend the entrance to Winyah Bay and the Sampit River.
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