Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Help for Marion's Militia, 1780-1781



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Location: 419 South Mill Street, Manning, SC
County: Clarendon
Coordinates: N 33° 41.267    W 080° 12.75
  33.68778333    -80.2125
Style: Mounted **
 



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Help for Marion's Militia, 1780-1781


During the American Revolution, General Marion and his Militia needed help from local farmers for food, horses and medical care for wounds and diseases.
Those shot or sick were left at the mercy of comrades and sympathy of Patriots. Medical care was basic, crude and herbal. Here the Militia is along the River Road for the Bridges Campaign. The “Swamp Fox” had his brave Patriots put vinegar in their water and they had less illnesses than others. Find the Fox.
The Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society and Anderson Pharmacy donated this mural, 2013. Artist: Terry Smith, Land O’ Lakes, Florida www.clarendonmurals.com , www.swampfoxtrail.com


1998 by The Clay County Historical Commission,
and Florida Department of State.



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More Information:
Wikipedia - Francis Marion

Wikipedia - American Revolutionary War

The Patriot Resource - Francis Marion

The Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society
Francis Marion Trail