Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Federal Expedition on John's Island

Marker ID: SCHM 10-50
Location: at the intersection of River Road and Plow Ground Road (South Carolina Road 10-1156), Johns Island, SC.
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 43.108    W 080° 1.295
  32.71846666    -80.02158333
Style: Free Standing **


The Battle of Burden´s Causeway was the climax of a Federal expedition against John´s Island, July 2-9, 1864. 5000 Federals under Brig. Gen. John P. Hatch crossed the Stono River and advanced along it. By July 6th they occupied a strong position here, where a bridge on Burden´s Causeway crossed Burden´s Creek.

Erected 2006 by The Carolina Historical Site Preservation Foundation, Inc., and Secession Camp #4, Sons of Confederate Veterans.


Two sided: Battle of Burden's Causeway