King's Mountain Military Academy Site / Micah Jenkins

King's Mountain Military Academy Site / Micah Jenkins (HM795)

Location: York, SC 29745 York County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 0.247', W 81° 14.438'

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King's Mountain
Military Academy Site
Micah Jenkins and Asbury Coward, graduates of The Citadel in Charleston, founded this Yorkville school in 1855. Closed during the Civil War, it was re-opened in 1866 by Coward, who later became head of S.C.Military Academy. The school closed permanently shortly before 1909, when the property was sold to the Episcopal Church Home.

Micah Jenkins
Micah Jenkins, born 1835 at Edisto Island, graduated from The Citadel with first honors in 1854. Leaving King's Mountain Military School to enter the Confederate Army, he became known as a brave and daring leader, fighting through many significant battles and becoming brigadier general in 1862. He was killed at the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia in 1864.
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HM NumberHM795
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: York County Historical Commission series
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Marker Number46-17
Year Placed1981
Placed ByYork County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 478042 N 3873526
Decimal Degrees35.00411667, -81.24063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.247', W 81° 14.438'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 14.82" N, 81° 14' 26.28" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 231-253 US-321, York SC 29745, US
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