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Savannah & Charleston

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S: Savannah & Charleston - April 2010

FC: Savannah & Charelston April 2010

1: Touring the Old South

2: River Street Inn | Savannah, Georgia April 18, 2010 | Riverboat Cruise

3: These bronze cannons were presented to the Chatham Artillery by President Washington on his visit to Savannah in 1791. One is a French made weapon and one English. The English cannon was surrendered to the Continental Army at Yorktown. | Cotton Exchange | River Street Trolley

4: Kehoe House | The William Kehoe home , butilt in 1893 is a Queen Anne style structure. The Isaiah Davenport house is one of the best examples of Federalist architecture. | Carl & Johnny Mercer in Ellis Square | Savannah's Independent Presbyterian Church was founded in 1755. The church structure was built in 1817. | The landmark Forsyth Fountain made famous in the novel "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"

5: Put some South in your Mouth | Put | Paula Deen

6: Florance Martus, 1869-1943 Savannah's Waving Girl | Savannah's City Hall | Pralines, Anyone??? | Savannah's Riverfront

8: Charleston April 21, 2010

10: The Hunley in 1864 became the world's first successful combat submarine when she sand the USS Housatonic | Gen Wm Moultrie, who on June 28, 1776 led American troops to a remarkable victory over a British fleet in defense of Charleston | Battery Park

11: The Old Powder Magazine | The Slave Market Museum | St. Philip's Episcopal Church and graveyard containing the remains of 2 signers of the Declaration on Independence

12: The Columbiad was a heavy barreled seacoast gun used throughout the Civil War. There were 5 in Ft. Sumter.

13: South Carolina had seceded from the Union, yet Union forces still occupied Fort Sumter at the entrance of Charleston harbor. The South demanded that Fort Sumter be vacated. The North refused. Finally, on April 12, 1961, South Carolina Confederate troops from nearby Fort Johnson fired on the fort - the start of a two-day bombardment that resulted in the surrender of Fort Sumter by Union troops.

14: Cadet Bubba Walters & Friends

15: Front: Connie, Jeremy, Tiffany & Karen Back: Bubba Jr., Bubba Sr. & Carl

16: The Girls From Australia

17: A | Larry & Cara Murphy | Ross & Linda Huggins

18: Vicksburg | General U.S. Grant | Illinois Memorial | The "Shirley House" served as the headquarters of the 45th Illinois Infantry, and is the only structure remaining from the siege.

19: Commemorating the Mississippi Infantry of African decent | On December 12, 1862 the Union ironclad gunboat, USS Cairo, steamed up the Yazoo River, north of Vicksburg to destroy Confederate batteries. Suddenly, two quick explosions tore holes in the boats' bottom. In minutes the ironclad sank. The Cairo is the first vessel in history to be sunk by a mine.

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