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By David Scott

ISBN-10: 1451512023

ISBN-13: 9781451512021

The "...nastiest, dirtiest, filthiest, lousiest position I ever used to be in," is how one prisoner in 1864 defined the foreboding Charleston District prison. Over two hundred years outdated, the development nonetheless stands yet its attention-grabbing historical past principally has been unknown -- before. Former newspaper reporter David C. Scott spent approximately 3 years getting to know the true tale of 1 of the South Carolina city's so much infamous landmarks. Scott's study separates truth from fiction in a accomplished account that often proves as chilling because the spirits that a few say nonetheless linger in its darkened passages. Illustrated with pictures and drawings, either outdated and new.

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