June 1, 1781Once a parallel was dug, troops could move artillery forward and place cannon in position to batter the ememy garrison. Greene's six-pounders (guns firing six pound cannon balls) were placed here on platforms that sat on earthen fortificatons about 20 feet high and allowed artillerists to fire directly into the Star Fort. These guns were manned by specially trained crews.
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|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 406093 N 3778975|
|Decimal Degrees||34.14746667, -82.01861667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 8.848', W 82° 1.117'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 8' 50.88" N, 82° 1' 7.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1150 Star Fort, Ninety Six SC 29666, US|
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