Battle Of Parker's Ferry

Battle Of Parker's Ferry (HM4Y0)

Location: Closter, SC 29474 Colleton County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 48.072', W 80° 30.175'

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Sent to intercept a raid by 540 Hessians, British, and Tories, General Francis Marion with a force of 400 men on August 30, 1781 set up an ambuscade along this road about 1 mile from the ferry. The enemy advancing along the narrow causeway were surprised and suffered heavy losses, forcing them to withdraw to Charles Town.
HM NumberHM4Y0
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Colleton County Historical Society series
Marker Number15-12
Year Placed1961
Placed ByColleton County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 546539 N 3629357
Decimal Degrees32.80120000, -80.50291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 48.072', W 80° 30.175'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 48' 4.32" N, 80° 30' 10.50" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13145 Charleston Hwy, Closter SC 29474, US
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