The items below are published by the Heritage Library Press and are available at the Library:


Robert Carse Book CoverHilton Head Island in the Civil War

Department of the South, by Robert Carse. Millenium Edition. Describes Hilton Head Island’s involvement in the Civil War: its invasion by the Union Army, and the bustling life during the War, with Union encampments and Mitchelville, the first town established for newly-freed slaves.




Our Family Circle Book CoverOur Family Circle

Authorized Version. Contains the text of 1987 version, originally compiled and issued in 1931 by Annie Elizabeth Miller of Macon, Georgia. Revised by the Rev. Dr. Robert E. H. Peeples of Hilton Head Island, SC. A valuable resource, it is the compiled genealogies of the descendants of the First Landgrave Thomas Smith, including descendants of the Smiths, Erwins, Roberts, Maners, Dixons, Staffords, Mays, Lawtons and Bosticks.

 Tales of Ante Bellum Hilton Head Island Families



Tales of Ante Bellum Hilton Head Island Families

Hilton Head Island and Our Family Circle By Rev. Robert E. H. Peeples; 1970




Hilton Head Map 1861 

  Map of Hilton Head Island, pre-1861
  Hilton Head Island Historical Society

 Legendary Locals


Legendary Locals of Hilton Head          

                                                                               By Barbara Muller, Past President,

                                                                                    Heritage Library Foundation




The Peeples Chronicles




  The Peeples Chronicles

  Published and unpublished manuscripts by Rev. Dr. Robert E. H. Peeples

  Edited by Sunni Bond Winkler








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