General Thomas Sumter Grave

General Thomas Sumter Grave (HMIZL)

Location: Dalzell, SC 29040 Sumter County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 59.227', W 80° 31.066'

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Inscription
(West face)
This stone marks the grave of one of South
Carolina's most distinguished citizens,
Thomas Sumter.
One of the founders of the Republic.
Born in Virginia August 14, 1734.
Died June 1, 1832

(Lower Plaque)
To General Thomas Sumter
who fought so gloriously for the
Liberty of the United States
In remembrance of his two grandsons
Charles and Etienne DeFontenay
Who fought so heroically and died so nobly
for the Liberty of France in 1916
Homage du Viconte du Fontenay
Ambassadeur du France


(Ground Marker)
[D.A.R. Emblem]
In Honor of
Revolutionary War Hero
General Thomas Sumter
July 14,1734 - June 1, 1832
Placed by
Sumter's Home Chapter D.A.R.

(East face)
He came to South Carolina about 1760 and was inthe Indian Service on the frontier for several years,before settling as a planter in this vicinity.Commandant 6th Regt. S.C. Line, Continental Establishment,1776 - 1778. Brig. Gen S.C. Militia, 1780 - 1782.
Member of the Continental Congress, 1783 - 84.
Member U.S. Congress 1789 - 1793. 1797 - 1801.
U.S. Senator, 1801 -1810.

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HM NumberHMIZL
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 12:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 544540 N 3760832
Decimal Degrees33.98711667, -80.51776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.227', W 80° 31.066'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 13.62" N, 80° 31' 3.96" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7120 Acton Rd, Dalzell SC 29040, US
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