Battle Of Parker's Ferry

Battle Of Parker's Ferry (HM4Y0)

Location: Closter, SC 29474 Colleton County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 48.072', W 80° 30.175'

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Sent to intercept a raid by 540 Hessians, British, and Tories, General Francis Marion with a force of 400 men on August 30, 1781 set up an ambuscade along this road about 1 mile from the ferry. The enemy advancing along the narrow causeway were surprised and suffered heavy losses, forcing them to withdraw to Charles Town.
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HM NumberHM4Y0
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Colleton County Historical Society series
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Marker Number15-12
Year Placed1961
Placed ByColleton County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 546539 N 3629357
Decimal Degrees32.80120000, -80.50291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 48.072', W 80° 30.175'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 48' 4.32" N, 80° 30' 10.50" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13145 Charleston Hwy, Closter SC 29474, US
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