Begin June 12, 1781Water was critical to the survival of the men confined to the Star Fort, but the town's only water source, Spring Branch, lay well beyond its walls and within range of Patriot fire. Cruger hoped to remedy this dire situation by digging a well inside the fort. But at 25 feet, no water was found and the effort was abandoned.
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|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 7:17pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 406140 N 3778819|
|Decimal Degrees||34.14606667, -82.01810000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 8.764', W 82° 1.086'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 8' 45.84" N, 82° 1' 5.16" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 Star Fort, Ninety Six SC 29666, US|
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