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Historian Tom Elmore grew up in Columbia, S.C. where he heard numerous tales and legends about life in the city during the Civil War. Elmore holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of South Carolina. He is the author of numerous articles in regional and national publications and has lectured all across the Mid-Atlantic States. In addition, Elmore is a book reviewer for Blue & Gray Magazine and writes the Columbia Gems local history series for Blue Fish Magazine. He lives in Columbia with his wife Krys and their two Chihuahuas Speedy and Sassy.