SOUTH CAROLINA: Battle of Aiken Living History Event Celebrates 25 Years AIKEN, S.C. — During the final stages of the Civil War in 1865, cavalries led by Gens. Joseph “Fighting Joe” Wheeler of the South and Hugh Judson Kilpatrick of the North clashed in the Battle of Aiken. Because of the Confederate victory that resulted, Aiken […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…