Robert Smalls

Robert Smalls (HMD9E)

Location: Beaufort, SC 29902 Beaufort County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 25.959', W 80° 40.34'

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Born a slave in 1839, Robert Smalls lived to serve as a Congressman of the United States. In 1862 he commandeered and delivered to Union forces the Confederate gunboat Planter, on which he was a crewman. His career as a freedman included service as a delegate to the 1868 and 1895 State Constitutional Conventions, election to the SC House and Senate and nine years in Congress. He died in 1915 and is buried here.
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HM NumberHMD9E
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Marker Number7-14
Year Placed1980
Placed ByBeaufort County Council
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 530803 N 3588440
Decimal Degrees32.43265000, -80.67233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 25.959', W 80° 40.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 25' 57.54" N, 80° 40' 20.40" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 918 Craven St, Beaufort SC 29902, US
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