Battle of Fishdam Ford

Battle of Fishdam Ford (HM8VD)

Location: Carlisle, SC 29031 Chester County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 35.676', W 81° 24.99'

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On the east side of Broad River by an old Indian fish dam, General Thomas Sumter's camp was attacked before dawn on November 9, 1780 by the British 63rd Regiment and a detachment of the Legion, led by Major James Wemyss. The American campfires made excellent targets of the mounted British, who were severely defeated. Wemyss was taken prisoner by General Sumter.
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HM NumberHM8VD
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Marker Number12-2
Year Placed1974
Placed ByChester County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 1:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 461807 N 3828166
Decimal Degrees34.59460000, -81.41650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.676', W 81° 24.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 40.56" N, 81° 24' 59.40" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3876 West End Rd, Carlisle SC 29031, US
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