Edisto Island, 1861 To 2006 by Charles Spencer

Full Title: Edisto Island, 1861 To 2006: Ruin, Recovery And Rebirth
Author/Editor(s): Charles Spencer (1938-)
ISBN: 1596291850, 9781596291850
Publisher: History Press
Published Place: Charleston, S.C.
Published/Copyright Year: 2008
Language: English
Physical Description: Illustrations, maps included, 26 cm
LCCN: 2012374421
Number of pages: 224 (224 pages)
Reconstruction (U.S. History, 1865-1877) > South Carolina > Edisto Island
Freedmen > South Carolina > Edisto Island
Edisto Island (S.C.) > History > Civil War, 1861-1865
Edisto Island (S.C.) > History > 20th Century
Edisto Island (S.C.) > History > Pictorial Works
Edisto Island (S.C.) > Social Life And Customs
Edisto Island (S.C.) > Race Relations

The Civil War on Edisto. Secession at last; The drums of not-so-distant war; The Calhoun artillery and the Rebel Troop; The blockading fleet arrives; Evacuate the islands! The "Black Republic" of Edisto Island; The Confederate "Expedition" of January 1862; The empty island, 1862-1865; The capture of the nine Edisto "Scouts" in 1863
Edistonians in the Civil War. The Rebel Troop. Edisto men in other Confederate units; General Micah Jenkins and Captain Cato Seabrook; Two Confederate surgeons from Edisto Island; General Saxton's U.S. Colored Troops; Edisto men in the Union Army
Edisto's planters return home. General Saxton's dilemma; The Edisto planters petition President Johnson; A change of policy in Washington; Restoration of possession: the Edisto plantations and churches
Edisto's freedmen: the first years. Edisto's freed people return from exile; The Freedmen's Bureau on Edisto; The freedmen's land certificates; General Howard's visit to Edisto Island; Edisto's new economic policy; The 1866 labor contracts; 1866 outcomes; The end of the freedmen's land titles; The 1867 labor contracts; Economic conditions on Edisto in 1867 and 1868; Law and order on Edisto Island; The first freedmen's schools on Edisto; Permanent freedmen's schools
Reconstruction and beyond on Edisto. Edisto's economy from 1865 to 1920; Race relations during Reconstruction; Townsend Mikell: the indispensable man; New leadership in Edisto's African American community; Island transportation; Bailey's Store and the Old Post Office; Five hurricanes and an earthquake; Edisto's white churches retrench and survive; Edisto's African American churches grow and multiply; Edisto evolves a segregated but comprehensive school system; Edisto in state politics after the Civil War
After cotton: reinventing Edisto. The Dawhoo Bridge and the Intracoastal Waterway; Sea-island cotton: "The king" is dead; What comes after cotton Whatever happened to the old places The birth (and rebirth) of Edisto Beach; Edisto Beach in the "Lybrand Era"; Edisto Beach becomes a year-round community; Oysters and shrimp: Edisto acquires a seafood industry; Perry's Store; Parker Connor, Erline Jenkins, Marian Murray and the Edisto School; Edisto as a haven for artists and writers; McKinley Washington Jr.
Population density
Open land
Water quality
Historic preservation
A sense of community.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-210) and index.

ISBNPlus ID: LOC.V40.520900-1-3618727
Other ID: 213307582(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: F277.B3 S674 2008
Dewey Decimal: 975.7/99
Released Date: 20120801

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APA Style:
Spencer, C. (2008). Edisto Island, 1861 To 2006: Ruin, Recovery And Rebirth. Charleston, S.C.: History Press.

MLA Style:
Spencer, Charles. Edisto Island, 1861 To 2006: Ruin, Recovery And Rebirth. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2008. Print.

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Spencer, Charles. Edisto Island, 1861 To 2006: Ruin, Recovery And Rebirth. Charleston, S.C.: History Press, 2008.