Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Arab the Horse

Marker ID: SCHM 15-16
Location: on east side of us 17A at Salem United Methodist church in Hendersonville
County: Colleton
Coordinates: N 32° 47.603    W 080° 43.495
  32.793383    -80.724917
Style: Free Standing **


The book Autobiography of Arab was written by his master Corporal Edward Prioleau Henderson, and included their experiences in the Civil War. Henderson of the 2nd SC Cavalry, rode Arab extensively with Gen. James "Jeb" Stuart in Md, Pa and Va and around Union Gen. George McClellan´s army. Arab is buried west of here on the plantation where he was foaled and raised, which once belonged to Dr. Edward Rogers Henderson.

Erected by Salem United Methodist Church and Colleton County Historical Society - 1993


Two sided marker - Hendersonville