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Capture of Columbia
Part of the American Civil War
File:The burning of Columbia, South Carolina, February 17, 1865.jpg
The Burning.
Date February 17 and 18, 1865
Location Columbia, South Carolina
Result United States victory
Belligerents
File:US flag 34 stars.svg United States (Union) Confederate States of America Confederate States of America (Confederacy)
Commanders
William T. Sherman Joseph E. Johnston (not present)
Strength
98,355 About 500
Casualties and losses
0 All 500 killed or taken prisoner

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