Charleston Museum

360 Meeting St Charleston

Discover the H. L. Hunley/Charleston Museum
Warren Lasch Conservation Center
Written By Warren Lasch Conservation Center

Visit the Charleston Museum and see the exhibition, "City Under Siege: Charleston in the Civil War". Learn about Charleston’s role in the Civil War.

Exhibit highlights: Table and chairs used at the drafting of the Ordinance of Secession. Pike from John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry. Artillery shells fired into and around Charleston. Civil War swords, pistols and rifles. Clothing of a soldier killed at the Battle of Secessionville, fought near Charleston. Soldier and civilian personal effects, including the prosthetic arm of Colonel Peter Gaillard who was badly wounded defending Battery Wagner.

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