William Gilmore Simms was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a poet, novelist, and historian whose work was a major force in antebellum Southern literature. He was...
June 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept of the “mill village” to South Carolina.