Hunley Made History During Civil War

The Civil War has been called the first modern war.

Nowhere was that more evident than at the Averasboro Battlefield Museum this weekend during another of the museum’s famous living history exhibitions, this one featuring a fullsized replica of the Confederate submarine the CSS H.L. Hunley.

Hosted by the Averasboro Battlefield Commission, the event also featured re-enactors demonstrating Civil War-era life, and perhaps most fittingly for the season, showing what it was like to celebrate Christmas in the midst of the Civil War.

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