Defense of Edisto Bridge

Defense of Edisto Bridge (HM5P1)

Location: Orangeburg, SC 29115 Orangeburg County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 29.392', W 80° 52.541'

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Occupying Rifle Pits and manning a smallbattery in defense of the Edisto River Bridge, at this point less than sixhundred Confederates temporarily halted the advance of the right wingof the Federal Army commanded byGen.W.T. Sherman. On Feb. 12, 1865,the defenders were outflanked by amuch larger force and compelled towithdraw and entrain for ColumbiaSouth Carolina.
HM NumberHM5P1
Marker Number38-5
Year Placed1962
Placed ByOrangrburg Historical Society Inc
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 12:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 511548 N 3705602
Decimal Degrees33.48986667, -80.87568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.392', W 80° 52.541'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 23.52" N, 80° 52' 32.46" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 218-398 Riverside Dr SW, Orangeburg SC 29115, US
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