Revolutionary Skirmish Near Wyboo Swamp

Revolutionary Skirmish Near Wyboo Swamp (HMGA1)

Location: Manning, SC 29102 Clarendon County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 32.368', W 80° 13'

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During Francis Marion's 1781 campaign to drive the British from the Pee Dee, he and his men clashed near here in March with British and Tory forces numbering more than 500 men. During the Wyboo skirmish a Marion private, Gavin James, single-handedly held back an emeny advance. Marion's men finally dispersed the British and Tories.
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HM NumberHMGA1
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Marker Number14-7
Year Placed1980
Placed ByClarendon County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 10:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 572728 N 3711369
Decimal Degrees33.53946667, -80.21666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 32.368', W 80° 13'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 32' 22.08" N, 80° 13' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3723 Patriot Rd, Manning SC 29102, US
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