Skirmish at Spring Hill

Skirmish at Spring Hill (HMIQ0)

Location: Columbia, SC 29040 Lee County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 8.696', W 80° 25.687'

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Gen. Edward E. Potter commanding 2700 Federal troops left Georgetown on April 5, 1865, to destroy the railroad between Sumter and Camden. On April 16 after a skirmish with militia under Col. James F. Pressley he camped at Spring Hill nearby. The McKinley Barfield home which stood on this site bore scars of the skirmishing on its walls.
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HM NumberHMIQ0
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Marker Number31-4
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe Lee County Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 2:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 552722 N 3778373
Decimal Degrees34.14493333, -80.42811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 8.696', W 80° 25.687'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 8' 41.76" N, 80° 25' 41.22" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1900-1998 Co Rd 37, Columbia SC 29040, US
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