The Siege Mentality of Slavery
Few historians are likely aware that Charleston is the site of the longest siege in American history. At 545 days, Charleston far surpasses both Vicksburg and Petersburg. Joseph Kelly’s new book, which takes its title from this momentous event, is not a stu....
"America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss4/9