Upheaval in Charleston: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow
On August 31, 1886, a massive earthquake centered near Charleston, South Carolina, sent shock waves as far north as Maine, down into Florida, and west to the Mississippi River. When the dust settled, residents of the old port city were devastated by the death and destruction.
Upheaval in Charleston is a gripping account of natural disaster and turbulent social change in a
Upheaval portrays a South that struggled with the changes of Reconstruction, and ...more