The South Carolina State Museum and the South Carolina Relic Room and Military Museum are partnering to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Sherman’s march across the state during the State Museum’s annual History Day event. Civil War military reenactors will be on hand demonstrating the lives of soldiers. The day will also include the opening of Finding Freedom’s Home: Archeology at Mitchelville, presentations by Joseph McGill on African-American soldiers, Emily Cooper on Civil War First Lady of South Carolina Lucy Holcomb Pickens and associate archivist at the Missouri Historical Museum Molly Kodner on approximately 160 letters written by Union soldier James Love to his fiancé as a P.O.W. after he was captured by Confederates. In addition, and learn about popular music during the Civil War from musician Jim Dreyfus. There will also be hands-on learning activities and special movie presentations. For more information, visit