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Charleston is burning!: two centuries of fire and flames 1 edition

Charleston is burning!
Daniel J. Crooks

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Charleston is burning!
two centuries of fire and flames
Daniel J. Crooks Jr.

Published 2009 by The History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Charles Town's first fire
The fire of 1740
The fire of 1778
After the Revolution
The early volunteer fire companies
The fires of 1810, 1819 and 1826
The Market Fire of 1833
The disasters of 1835
Improving the department
The destruction of Ansonborough, 1838
An improved department and the fire of 1849
Disunion and destruction
The Civil War and the advent of the steam fire engine
Providence and the Great Fire of 1861
Peace
and desolation
Reconstruction and the status quo
The Charleston Fire Department is formed
Epilogue.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
975.7/915
Library of Congress
F279.C457 C76 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23392535M
ISBN 13
9781596296350
LC Control Number
2009021533
OCLC/WorldCat
367421302
Goodreads
7054257

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