Monument to James Birmingham

Monument to James Birmingham (HM7A5)

Location: Ninety Six, SC 29666 Greenwood County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 8.75', W 82° 1.39'

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This stone honors James Birmingham, the first South Carolinian to lose his life for freedom during the Revolutionary War. Birmingham, a member of the Long Cane Militia, received his fatal wound from a Loyalist musket ball. He fought under the command of Major Andrew Williamson at Ninety Six in November 1775 in the first Revolutionary War land engagement in the South.
HM NumberHM7A5
Year Placed2009
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405672 N 3778798
Decimal Degrees34.14583333, -82.02316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 8.75', W 82° 1.39'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 8' 45.00" N, 82° 1' 23.40" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1220-1222 Star Fort, Ninety Six SC 29666, US
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