Tom Elmore is a professional author, journalist, and historian from Columbia, South Carolina. He is a 1982 graduate of the University of South Carolina with degrees in history and political science, and is a descendant of a longtime South Carolina family who left behind letters and diaries of the Civil War era.
He has written several books about the Civil War History of Columbia and South Carolina, including Columbia’s Civil War Landmarks and A Carnival of Destruction: Sherman’s Invasion of South Carolina and more. His most recent book, Potter’s Raid Through South Carolina was released this past March.
Elmore also is a regular contributor to Civil War Magazine, Blue and Gray Magazine, Civil War Times Illustrated, and is a regular consultant on Civil War History to WIS TV 10 in Columbia. 2017 will mark his first year as a guest at Big Fandom Greenville where he will be appearing in our dealer room and participating in various panels all weekend long.