Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Battle of Rivers' Bridge 04 - This Indescribably Ugly Salkehatchie

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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° 3.197    W 081° 6.09
  33.05328333    -81.1015
Style: Free Standing **


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

"This Indescribably Ugly Salkehatchie "

At Rivers Bridge the Salkehatchie flowed though a swamp a half mile wide. The only road through it was a


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