Battle Of Lower Bridge

Battle Of Lower Bridge (HMM63)

Location: Kingstree, SC 29556 Williamsburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 35.249', W 79° 49.039'

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Gen. Francis Marion and his men defeated the British at this place in March 1781. Advancing from the west and finding the bridge on fire, the enemy rushed the nearby ford, but here they were repulsed by troops led by John James, Thomas Potts, and William McCottry and forced to abandon their plan to invade Williamsburg.
HM NumberHMM63
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Marker Number45-2
Year Placed1958
Placed ByWilliamsburg County. Sponsored by Margret Gregg Gordon Chapter of DAR
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 609746 N 3717045
Decimal Degrees33.58748333, -79.81731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 35.249', W 79° 49.039'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 35' 14.94" N, 79° 49' 2.34" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3858-3904 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Kingstree SC 29556, US
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