Federal Expedition on John's Island / Battle of Burden's Causeway

Federal Expedition on John's Island / Battle of Burden's Causeway (HMJQ1)

Location: Johns Island, SC 29455 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 43.108', W 80° 1.295'

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Federal Expedition on John's Island
The Battle of Burden's Causeway was the climax of a Federal expedition against John's Island, July 2-9, 1864. 5000 Federals under Brig. Gen. John P. Hatch crossed the Stono River and advanced along it. By July 6th they occupied a strong position here, where a bridge on Burden's Causeway crossed Burden's Creek.

(Reverse text)
Battle of Burden's Causeway
Fewer than 2000 Confederates under Brig. Gen. B.H. Robertson opposed the Federals. Brief skirmishing and shelling occurred on July 7th and 8th. On July 9, 1864, the Confederates attacked, were repulsed, were reinforced, and attacked again. Hatch, compelled to withdraw, evacuated John's Island late that night.
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HM NumberHMJQ1
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
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Marker Number10-50
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe Carolina Historical Site Preservation Foundation, Inc., and Secession Camp #4, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 7:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 591690 N 3620500
Decimal Degrees32.71846667, -80.02158333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.108', W 80° 1.295'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 6.48" N, 80° 1' 17.70" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2422 River Rd, Johns Island SC 29455, US
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