Major General William Moultrie

Major General William Moultrie (HM21SL)

Location: Sullivan's Island, SC 29482 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 45.743', W 79° 51.421'

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1730 - 1805

Major General William Moultrie
1730 - 1805

Commander of
Second South Carolina Regiment
During the Battle of Sullivan's Island
June 28, 1776

When offered inducements by Lord Charles
Montagu to desert the American cause,
General Moultrie replied " have forgot
to tell me how I am to get rid of the
feelings of an injured honest heart, and
where to hide myself from myself...this would
be a fatal exchange from my present situation,
with an easy and approved conscience of
having done my duty, and conducted myself
as a man of honor."

The remains of General Moultrie were recovered
from Windsor Hill Plantation, Charleston County,
and reinterred at Fort Moultrie, 1978.
HM NumberHM21SL
Year Placed1978
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 607060 N 3625523
Decimal Degrees32.76238333, -79.85701667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.743', W 79° 51.421'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 44.58" N, 79° 51' 25.26" W
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Area Code(s)843
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1220 Cove Ave, Sullivan's Island SC 29482, US
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