Ghosts of the South Carolina UpCountry

Ghosts of the South Carolina UpCountry

by Tally Johnson


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With a history that stretches back to the earliest years of America, it comes as little surprise that the Upstate region of South Carolina is home to many ghosts and to hundreds of intriguing legends. In Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry, librarian and folklorist Tally Johnson introduces us to some of the area's most colorful specters, from Major Ferguson, a British officer in the Revolutionary War who still haunts the grounds of his last battle at Kings Mountain, to the Hound of Goshen, a demon dog who has been chasing passersby in Union and Newberry Counties since the mid-nineteenth century. Among these stories Johnson weaves the local lore and history of thirteen upstate counties, drawing upon sources as varied as historic records, newspapers and personal interviews.

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ISBN-13: 9781596290570
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 11/28/2005
Series: Haunted America
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,254,527
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Tally Johnson is the local history coordinator for the Chester County Library system, and does ghost storytelling appearances at local libraries, schools and civic group meetings. He also writes for the Chester News and Reporter. This is his first book.

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