Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields collects the revealing wartime and postbellum letters and documents of Edward Barnwell "Barney" Heyward (1826–1871), a native of Beaufort District and grandson of Nathaniel Heyward, one of the ...

Author: Margaret Belser Hollis

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 9781611172300

Category: History

Page: 464

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The Civil War and Reconstruction eras decimated the rice-planting enterprise of the South, and no family experienced the effects of this economic upheaval quite as dramatically as the Heywards of South Carolina, a family synonymous with the wealth of the old rice kingdom in the Palmetto State. Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields collects the revealing wartime and postbellum letters and documents of Edward Barnwell "Barney" Heyward (1826–1871), a native of Beaufort District and grandson of Nathaniel Heyward, one of the most successful rice planters and largest slaveholders in the South. Barney Heyward was also the father of South Carolina governor Duncan Clinch Heyward, author of Seed from Madagascar,the definitive account of the rice kingdom's final stand a generation later. Edited by Margaret Belser Hollis and Allen H. Stokes, the Heyward family correspondence from this transformational period reveals the challenges faced by a once-successful industry and a once-opulent society in the throes of monumental change. During the war Barney Heyward served as a lieutenant in the engineering division of the Confederate army but devoted much of his time to managing affairs at his plantations near Columbia and Beaufort. His letters chronicle the challenges of preserving his lands and maintaining control over the enslaved labor force essential to his livelihood and his family's fortune. The wartime letters also provide a penetrating view of the Confederate defense of coastal South Carolina against the Union forces who occupied Beaufort District. In the aftermath of the conflict, Heyward worked with only limited success to revive planting operations. In addition to what these documents reveal about rice cultivation during tumultuous times, they also convey the drama, affections, and turmoil of life in the Heyward family, from Barney's increasingly difficult relations with his father, Charles Heyward, to his heartfelt devotion to his wife, the former Catherine "Tat" Maria Clinch, and their children.
Categories: History

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields

Twilight of the South Carolina Rice Fields also features an introduction by noted economic historian Peter A. Coclanis that places these letters and the legacy of the Heyward family into a broader historical context.

Author: Edward Barnwell Heyward

Publisher:

ISBN: 1570038945

Category: History

Page: 427

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"Published in cooperation with the South Caroliniana Library with the assistance of the Caroline McKissick Dial Publication Fund."
Categories: History

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields

The Civil War and Reconstruction eras decimated the rice-planting enterprise of the South, and no family experienced the effects of this economic upheaval quite as dramatically as the Heywards of South Carolina, a family synonymous with the ...

Author: Edward Barnwell Heyward

Publisher:

ISBN: 1570038945

Category: History

Page: 427

View: 976

"Published in cooperation with the South Caroliniana Library with the assistance of the Caroline McKissick Dial Publication Fund."
Categories: History

Journal of the Civil War Era

Journal of the Civil War Era

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields: Letters of the Heyward Family, 1862–
1871. Edited by Margaret Belser Hollis and Allen H. Stokes. (Columbia:
University of South Carolina Press, 2010. Pp. 480. Cloth, $39.95.) In Twilight on
the South ...

Author: William A. Blair

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9781469608983

Category: History

Page: 176

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Categories: History

Carolina s Golden Fields

Carolina s Golden Fields

Inland Rice Cultivation in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1670–1860 Hayden R.
Smith ... A wide variety of primary sources exist that document nineteenth-century
tidal rice plantations, and these contribute to historians' focus on ... and Allen H.
Stokes, eds., Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields: Letters 2 toward
antebellum tidal cultivation, questions of the legacy of inland 94 Carolina's
Golden Fields.

Author: Hayden R. Smith

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108423403

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

View: 716

"The basis for this book began twenty years ago when I enrolled in the College of Charleston's summer archaeological field school. After spending the first half of the semester honing our technique by digging five-foot by five-foot units, identifying soil stratigraphy, and collecting artifacts at the Charleston Museum's Stono Plantation, the archaeologists reoriented us students to a new site. For the remainder of the field school we investigated Willtown Bluff on the Edisto River, an early-eighteenth century township surrounded by plantations. My interest in inland rice cultivation grew from our work at the James Stobo site, a 1710 plantation located on the edge of the Willtown township and one mile from the tidal river. For three archaeological seasons between 1997 and 1999, I participated in excavations of the Stobo Plantation house foundation located on a hardwood knoll surrounded by a sea of low-lying Cypress wetlands. During this time, I had a unique opportunity to walk off the dry terra firma and explore miles of inland rice embankments sprawling to the east and to the south of the house site. Major embankments traverse the wetlands on a magnetic north/south and east/west axis, intersected by smaller check banks and drainage canals as far as the eye can see under the dense cypress and hardwood canopy"--
Categories: Business & Economics

The Combahee River Raid

The Combahee River Raid

Twilight on the South Carolina Rice Fields. Columbia: University of South
Carolina Press, 2010. Hunter, David. Report of the Military Services of Gen.
David Hunter, U.S.A., During the War of the Rebellion Made to the U.S. War
Department.

Author: Jeff W. Grigg

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781625850041

Category: History

Page: 128

View: 679

The little-known story of the South Carolina military raid—led by a Union colonel aided by Harriet Tubman—that freed hundreds of slaves. In 1863, the Union was unable to adequately fill its black regiments. In an attempt to remedy that, Colonel James Montgomery led a raid up the Combahee River on June 2 to gather recruits and punish the plantations. Aiding him was an expert at freeing slaves—famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman. The remarkable effort successfully rescued about 750 enslaved men, women, and children. Only one soldier was killed in the action, which marked a strategy shift in the war that took the fight to civilians. This book details the fascinating true story that became a legend.
Categories: History

The North Carolina Historical Review

The North Carolina Historical Review

Dane Hartgrove Salisbury , North Carolina Twilight on the South Carolina Rice
Fields : Letters of the Heyward Family , 1862–1871 . Edited by Margaret Belser
Hollis and Allen H. Stokes . ( Columbia : University of South Carolina Press ,
2010.

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ISBN: UCSD:31822039142500

Category: North Carolina

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Categories: North Carolina

The Southern Historian

The Southern Historian

... Valor , and Devotion The Civil War Letters of William Porcher DuBose Edited
by W. Eric Emerson and Karen Stokes 392 pp . , 8 illus . , cl , $ 49.95 Twilight on
the South Carolina Rice Fields Letters of the Heyward Family , 1862-1871 Edited
 ...

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ISBN: WISC:89119490159

Category: History

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Categories: History

The Birds of America

The Birds of America

Indeed , in our latitudes , when the orb of day has withdrawn from our sight , the
twilight is so short , and the necessity of ... in South Carolina , when he was
induced to say that the Marsh Hawk “ is particularly serviceable to the rice - fields
of the ...

Author: John James Audubon

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924090273164

Category: Birds

Page:

View: 274

Categories: Birds

The Birds of American from Drawings Made en the United States and Their Territories

The Birds of American  from Drawings Made en the United States and Their Territories

Indeed , in our latitudes , when the orb of day has withdrawn from our sight , the
twilight is so short , and the necessity of ... in South Carolina , when he was
induced to say that the Marsh Hawk “ is particularly serviceable to the rice - fields
of the ...

Author: John-James Audubon

Publisher:

ISBN: ONB:+Z122519304

Category:

Page: 246

View: 435

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The Birds of America

The Birds of America

Indeed , in our latitudes , when the orb of day has withdrawn from our sight , the
twilight is so short , and the necessity of ... in South Carolina , when he was
induced to say that the Marsh Hawk “ is particularly serviceable to the rice - fields
of the ...

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ISBN: RMS:RMSBUZOO000001726$$$X

Category:

Page: 246

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Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science

Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science

Thomas . Twilight Bat . Pennsylvania to Nebraska and South . Scapanus
americanus ( Bartram ) . Hairy - tailed Male . Massachusetts ... Harvest Mouse .
South Carolina to Iowa , Utah and South . Calomys palustris Harlan . Rice - field
Mouse .

Author: Indiana Academy of Science

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000053571398

Category: Science

Page:

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List of members in each volume.
Categories: Science

Proceedings

Proceedings

Thomas . Twilight Bat . Pennsylvania to Nebraska and South . Scapanus
americanus ( Bartram ) . Hairy - tailed Male . Massachusetts to Ohio . Adams ...
Ochetodon humilis ( A. and B. ) . Harvest Mouse . South Carolina to Iowa , Utah
and South . Calomys palustris Harlan . Rice - field Mouse . New Jersey to Kansas
and South ...

Author: Indiana Academy of Science

Publisher:

ISBN: IOWA:31858011260308

Category: Science

Page:

View: 548

Categories: Science

The Birds of America

The Birds of America

Indeed , in our latitudes , when the orb of day has withdrawn from our sight , the
twilight is so short , and the necessity of ... in South Carolina , when he was
induced to say that the Marsh Hawk is particularly serviceable to the rice - fields
of the ...

Author: John James Audubon

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822008827362

Category: Birds

Page:

View: 492

Categories: Birds

Harper s New Monthly Magazine

Harper s New Monthly Magazine

Plantation Scene : a Negro Hn - A Sea Island Rice Field . - Hoeing Rice . - Old
Fort , Port Royal Island . - - Plonghing Rice . - - Twin Oaks , where Dr . Adams
wrote the “ South Side View ... _ Barnwell Rhett ' s House , Beaufort , South
Carolina .

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ISBN: HARVARD:HNYBI4

Category: American literature

Page:

View: 950

Categories: American literature

Antiques

Antiques

Lost Plantations BY ANTHONY HARRIGAN W HEN the conflict of the Civil War
years and the aftermath of the military occupation had passed into the turbulent
history of South Carolina , the day of the plantations of the Carolina Low Country
entered a long twilight from which it ... with the wildlife in the Low Country , and
the old places were repaired and the abandoned rice fields utilized by duck
hunters .

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ISBN: MINN:31951001456463D

Category: Antiques

Page:

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Categories: Antiques

Alice Ravenal Huger Smith of Charleston South Carolina

Alice Ravenal Huger Smith of Charleston  South Carolina

467 SHAKING THE RICE FROM THE STRAW AFTER THRASHING 468
LOADING A RICE SCHOONER . ... 470 MENDING A BREAK IN A RICE - FIELD
BANK . ... 482 - 483 TWILIGHT IN THE RESERVE , Harold Braff , Quebec .

Author: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith

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ISBN: UCAL:B4584041

Category:

Page: 59

View: 998

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Starr Smith s Southern Scenes

Starr Smith s Southern Scenes

South Carolina Beautiful Beaufort South Carolina's Low - Country Jewel O NE OF
THE REALLY riveting things about the ... and after a few miles you're in the
storied low country of South Carolina — tidal marshes , swaying palms , faded
rice fields , and moss - shrouded oak trees . ... The sun was almost gone now ,
and I watched a couple unpacking a picnic basket in the twilight , a young man
walking his ...

Author: Starr Smith

Publisher: Starrhill Press

ISBN: CORNELL:31924095739987

Category: Travel

Page: 250

View: 243

Here are thirty vivid and loving stories (and over one hunderd b/w photos) of Southern places and people, covering ten states. No ordinary travel book, Smith writes from personal experience of the highways and byways, cities and countryside - from serene Beaufort, South Carolina, to New Orleans, his favorite city in the world. A former NBC Radio reporter, Smith writes in a crisp broadcaster's prose with a storyteller's flair.
Categories: Travel

Coffee and Tea Industries and the Flavor Field

Coffee and Tea Industries and the Flavor Field

The rice crop for the entire IT is not known with any certainty in which world is
estimated at 175 billion pounds , of ... Out of the twilight of legends and tra among
them . ... Previous to the must be indeed foremost among the universal Civil War ,
South Carolina was practically the food plants . only field of rice production in ...

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ISBN: CHI:57114671

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South Carolina The Sportsman s Paradise

South Carolina   The Sportsman s Paradise

The birds fly straight down the edge of the field , not going more than a hundred
yards . ... To please them , I make them go ahead of me in a field of broomgrass
along the edges of the ricefields . ... experience that this bird makes a southward
movement toward a warmer clime and unfrozen ground at twilight and in the
night .

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924071909075

Category: Fishing

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Categories: Fishing