Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Battle of Rivers' Bridge 01 - Feb. 2-3, 1865



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Location: in the Rivers Bridge State Park, a mile south of SC-S-5-31, Ehrhardt, SC
County: Bamberg
Coordinates: N 33° 3.12    W 081° 6.023
  33.052    -81.10038333
Style: Free Standing **
 



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Battle of Rivers´ Bridge
Feb. 2-3, 1865



Invasion!


In January 1865, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman´s army of 60,000 Union soldiers invaded South Carolina. Its goals: to link up with Uly


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More Information:
National Park Service - These Honored Dead: - The Battle of Rivers Bridge and C