Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Confederate Skirmish

Marker ID: SCHM 4-8
Location: SC 20, Williamston
County: Anderson
Coordinates: N 34° 37.112    W 082° 28.672
  34.618533    -82.477867
Style: Free Standing **


On May 1, 1865, cadets from the Arsenal Academy at Columbia, under Capt. John Peyre Thomas, who were enroute from Greenville to Newberry to be disbanded, met a band of Stoneman´s raiders near here in one of the last engagements of the war, which had begun