CHARLESTON, S.C. - Heavy winds and churned waters brought by Hurricane Matthew on Saturday unearthed a stack of cannonballs likely from the Civil War era.
The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad was called to investigate the pile of old ordnance was found on Folly Beach.
CCSO Bomb Team evaluating the discovery of an old civil war ordnance on Folly Beach #chsnews— ChasCoSheriff (@ChasCoSheriff) October 9, 2016
The Civil War started at nearby Fort Sumter in 1861.
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