Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Battle of Burden's Causeway

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 **


Fewer than 2000 Confederates under Brig. Gen. B.H. Robertson opposed the Federals. Brief skirmishing and shelling occurred on July 7th and 8th. On July 9, 1864, the Confederates attacked, were repulsed, were reinforced, and attacked again. Hatch, compelled to withdraw, evacuated John´s Island late that night.

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


Two sided: Federal Expedition on John's Island