The Black Robe Regiment

24 Feb
If asked to name who the most influential persons were during the founding of our country, you would most likely answer, George Washington, John Adams, and other well-known Founders. However, if you asked one of the founders who were the...
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Richard Harvey Cain, Republican – SC

22 Feb
 b. April 12, 1825 – d. January 18, 1887 A minister, abolitionist, and United States Representative from South Carolina from 1873–1875 and 1877-1879. After the Civil War, he was appointed by Bishop Daniel Payne as a missionary of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina.   Member of...
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Robert Brown Elliott, Republican – SC

21 Feb
Honorable Robert Brown Elliott   South Carolina Attorney General In office December 14, 1876 – May 29, 1877 Governor Contested between Daniel Henry Chamberlain and Wade Hampton III Preceded by Samuel W. Melton Succeeded by James Conner 28th Speaker of the South Carolina House of...
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Peter Salem, Revolutionary War Hero

19 Feb
Following the bloody Battle of Bunker Hill, Gen. George Washington and other commanders awarded fourteen decorations to Peter Salem the unsung hero of the battle.  Yet there is no mention of him in today's history books; however, students before the...
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The Reverend Richard Allen

16 Feb
William Nell America’s heritage during the colonization and the founding of this country are filled with heroes, both black and white. In fact, today many of the black patriots and heroes of that era are unknown. Yet every schoolchild in...
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