Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Cash Homesite



Marker ID: SCHM 13-4
Location: US 52 about 5 miles south of Cheraw in Cash community
County: Chesterfield
Coordinates: N 34° 36.489    W 079° 52.518
  34.60815    -79.8753
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

About 100 yards east ofhere was the home of General Ellerbe Boggan Crawford Cash, widely known for his 1880 duel with challenger Colonel William M. Shannon, whom he killed. Subsequently, aJl officers of the state and members of the bar were required to take oath that they had not participated in a duel since January 1, 1881. This proviso was placed in the 1895 SC Constitution.

Erected by Historical Society of Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Historic Preservation Commission - 1988


Notes:

Two sided marker - Capt. Thomas Ellerbe