Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites (Touring the Backroads)

6 Nov

Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites (Touring the Backroads)

Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites (Touring the Backroads)

Daniel W. Barefoot

Language: English

Pages: 356

ISBN: 0895871823

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The text tells the story of the Revolution in South Carolina as it examines specific war sites. Includes 21 tours of sites such as Cowpens, Ninety-Six, Camden, Eutaw Springs, and Kings Mountain. It also includes relevant historic sites in many of South Carolina's towns, including Charleston, Columbia, Winnsboro, and Georgetown.













Lafayette, Baron Johann de Kalb, and a group of volunteers landed on North Island in their quest to fight for American independence. The Europeans selected North Island—accessible only by boat today—for their landing because its isolation enabled them to escape the British blockade. Once ashore, the newcomers found a single house on the island—the summer residence of Major Benjamin Huger of the South Carolina militia. When he heard a knock at his door, Huger expected to open it to find British

28 Dr. David Ramsay House, 66, 81 Donald Bruce House, 291, 293 Dorchester County, 92-95 Dorchester, Massachusetts, 93 Downs, Jonathan, 161 Doyle, John, 12 Doyle, Welborne, 6, 7 Drakeford House, 261 Drakeford, Richard, 261 Drayton Hall, 90, 96 Drayton, John, 96 Drayton, Thomas, 95 Drayton, William Henry, 96, 127, 197, 282, 302 DuBose, Peter, 258 DuBose’s Crossing, 258 Duncan Creek Presbyterian Church, 166-67 Duncan House, 245 Dunlap, James, 140, 141, 176 Durant, Henry, 257

Maitland, John, 99 Majoribanks, John, 288 Malvern Hill, 191 Manigault’s Ferry, 284 Manning, 8 Market Hall, 69 Marion, 3-4 Marion County, 3-7 Marion, Esther Cordes, 40 Marion, Francis: aids Nathanael Greene, 130; appointed as partisan leader, 79; attacks Georgetown, 23-24, 26, 28; Battle of Black Mingo Creek, 19-20; Battle of Blue Savannah, 4-5; Battle of Eutaw Springs, 287; Battle of Lower Bridge, 13; Battle of Quinby Bridge, 38, 280; Battle of Sullivan’s Island, 57; birthplace of, 34,

to the First Continental Congress, where he was an outspoken opponent of the continued importation of British goods to America. His position won him friends in the North and a broad base of support back home. His only child, Thomas, Jr. (1749–79), was born at Hopsewee. After receiving his early education on the plantation, he went to England, where he studied at Cambridge and Eton. Upon his return to South Carolina, he followed in his father’s footsteps and served in the provincial assembly. As

ordered another charge. Two more volleys produced even greater misery for the Redcoats. Cognizant that his men were low on ammunition, Marion then ordered a withdrawal. In the aftermath of the battle, the British reported 125 soldiers killed. The Swamp Fox lost not a man. Retrace your route to S.C. 64. Turn left and follow S.C. 64 for 1.7 miles to U.S. 17 in Jacksonboro. Turn right and drive 5.4 miles west to the Ashepoo River. President George Washington crossed this river several miles to the

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