Federals obstruct Stono River and give Confederates opening for bold move

On November 23, 1863, Confederate observers posted on the Stono River reported Federal activity to obstruct the channel.   The journal entry on November 24 from the headquarters in Charleston read, “General [Johnson] Hagood reports that since yesterday the enemy have been repairing the wharf at Legareville, and are now at work with a pile driverContinue reading “Federals obstruct Stono River and give Confederates opening for bold move”