Calvin Crozier Murder Site

Calvin Crozier Murder Site (HM8M2)

Location: Newberry, SC 29108 Newberry County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 16.167', W 81° 37.017'

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Colonel Charles Trowbridge of the 33rd U.S. Colored Troops ordered the execution of Calvin Crozier, former private 3rd Kentucky Cavalry, on Sept. 8, 1865. Crozier, while en route to his Texas home, cut a troop member on the back of the neck during a quarrel concerning two ladies traveling with Crozier. Soldiers of the 33rd arrested an innocent man for the assault, but Crozier identified himself as the assailant. He was

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taken to 33rd headquarters, shot, and buried in a shallow grave about 100 yards south. The same day residents of Newberry exhumed the body, placed it in a coffin, and reburied it. In 1891 citizens moved Crozier's remains to Rosemont Cemetery about 1.4 miles west and erected a monument to his memory. The army court-martialed Trowbridge for Crozier's execution.
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HM NumberHM8M2
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
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Marker Number36-13
Year Placed1994
Placed ByJohn M. Kinard Camp #35, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 10:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 443206 N 3792204
Decimal Degrees34.26945000, -81.61695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 16.167', W 81° 37.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 16' 10.02" N, 81° 37' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 741-783 Nance St, Newberry SC 29108, US
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