Potter's Headquarters / Federal Order Of Battle

Potter's Headquarters / Federal Order Of Battle (HMIIJ)

Location: Sumter, SC 29150 Sumter County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 55.349', W 80° 20.485'

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Potter's Headquarters
Federal troops commanded by Brig. Gen. Edward E. Potter, on a raid through this area in the last days of the Civil War, advanced to Sumter after defeating a small Confederate force at Dingle's Mill on April 9, 1865. The Augustus Solomon House, which stood on this site, was Potter's headquarters April 9-11. His troops left Sumter April 11 to carry out the destruction of Confederate trains at Manchester.

Federal Order Of Battle
Potter's Provisional Division, Military District of the South: First Brigade (Infantry): 25th Ohio, 107th Ohio, 157th N.Y., 56th N.Y. (2 companies) Second Brigade (Infantry): 54th Mass. (Colored), 32nd and 102nd U.S. Colored Troops.
Other Units: 4th Mass. Cavalry (2 companies), 3rd N.Y. Light Artillery (Battery F), 1st N.Y. Engineers.
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HM NumberHMIIJ
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Marker Number43-32
Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe Sumter County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 560874 N 3753756
Decimal Degrees33.92248333, -80.34141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.349', W 80° 20.485'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 20.94" N, 80° 20' 29.10" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 127-141 N Main St, Sumter SC 29150, US
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