A Bad Situation Gets Worse

A Bad Situation Gets Worse (HM1SHA)

Location: Enoree, SC 29335 Spartanburg County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 35.959', W 81° 51.149'

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Slipping through the night of August 18, 1780, two hundred Patriot militiamen had headed south from their camp on the Broad River, intent on attacking a similarly sized Loyalist force at Musgrove's Mill. Before sunrise the next morning, they regrouped just north of the Enoree River, only to learn that three hundred reinforcements — most of them Provincial Regulars — had swelled the Loyalist ranks during the night.Worse, the now outnumbered Patriots soon lost the advantage of surprise when a Loyalist patrol discovered their presence. Unable to retreat, the Patriots were forced to make hasty plans for battle.
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Placed BySouth Carolina State Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 421831 N 3828940
Decimal Degrees34.59931667, -81.85248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.959', W 81° 51.149'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 57.54" N, 81° 51' 8.94" W
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Area Code(s)864
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 361 Horseshoe Falls Rd, Enoree SC 29335, US
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