Battle Of Rivers' Bridge

Battle Of Rivers' Bridge (HM7AB)

Location: Ehrhardt, SC 29081 Bamberg County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 3.88', W 81° 5.57'

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Here on February 3, 1865, the 17th U.S. Army Corps led by Major General Joseph A. Mower and Lieut. Gen. Giles A. Smith attacked the Confederate division of Major General Lafayette McLaws and forced the crossing of Salkehatchie River, after a gallant defense by outnumbered forces which held up for two days Sherman's march through Carolina.
HM NumberHM7AB
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Marker Number5-1
Year Placed1967
Placed By(Originally ) Edisto District, United Daughters Of The Confederacy
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 2:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491334 N 3658459
Decimal Degrees33.06466667, -81.09283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 3.88', W 81° 5.57'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 3' 52.80" N, 81° 5' 34.20" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 State Rd S-5-8, Ehrhardt SC 29081, US
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