The First Parallel

The First Parallel (HM770)

Location: Ninety Six, SC 29666 Greenwood County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 8.84', W 82° 1.188'

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May 28-June 1, 1781

After several days of digging an approach trench to get to this point, a first parallel was established. In siege warfare a series of trenches that face the enemy's defenses are called parallels. The first parallel established a secure position from which Greene's men could advance. The trenches were dug mostly under the cover of darkness and involved backbreaking labor.
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HM NumberHM770
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 5:41pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405984 N 3778961
Decimal Degrees34.14733333, -82.01980000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 8.84', W 82° 1.188'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 8' 50.40" N, 82° 1' 11.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3689-3699 Star Fort, Ninety Six SC 29666, US
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