Take an extraordinary and unique series of walking and driving tours of beautiful towns that were once plunged into the heart of the maelstrom that was the American Civil War. David DArcy leads you through struggles on Hilton Head, St. Helena, and Daufuskie islands, and the burning of Bluffton. See pivotal sites in Beaufort, from its days at the heart of the Southern Secession Movement to Union occupation and the battle for control of the Charleston & Savannah Railroad. Over 140 photos, both historic and modern, bring the stories to life. Useful tour maps are included, along with historical quotes from soldiers, civilians, and slaves who lived through the struggles. This book is an invaluable guide to Civil War enthusiasts and tourists alike.