Category archives for South Carolina

Senator McConnell’s Change in Political Office Bodes Well for Hunley

I just learned that on March 12, 2012, Senator Glenn McConnell became the new Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. That was actually a major step down in power for the senator who was head of the South Carolina senate and arguably the most powerful man in South Carolina. The change in job & title was not […]

Discovery of the “real Rhett Butler”

Share on Facebook George Alfred Trenholm, Blockade Runner & Banker This article is about George Alfred Trenholm and my discovery and research proving he was the historical figure behind Margaret Mitchell’s fictional Rhett Butler in “Gone With The Wind.” Why literary scholars and other historians hadn’t seen the link previously still mystifies me, but the […]