Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Battle of Rivers' Bridge 02 - Crucial Routes to the Heart of the State



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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° 3.136    W 081° 6.006
  33.05226666    -81.1001
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

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



Crucial Routes to the Heart of the State:
The Salkehatchie River Crossings


As Sherman´s right wing- about 28,000 men underGen. Oliver Otis Howar


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