Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Battle of Blackville, 1865

Marker ID: SCHM 6-5
Location: at the intersection of Main Street / Rail Roadd Avenue (South Carolina Route S-6-76) and Solomon Blatt Avenue, in the median on Main Street / Rail Roadd Avenue.
County: Barnwell
Coordinates: N 33° 21.307    W 081° 16.277
  33.355111    -81.271275
Style: Free Standing **


Early on February 7, 1865, Federal cavalry under Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick advanced to Blackville from Barnwell. Col. Thomas J. Jordan´s brigade attacked a Confederate cavalry brigade under Col. James Hagan, drove it through the town and three miles be


Two sided marker - Blackville: Town of the Phoenix