Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Augustin Wilson

Marker ID: SCHM 16-14
Location: SC 403 in front of Lake Swamp Baptist Church cemetery
County: Darlington
Coordinates: N 34° 10.176    W 079° 57.965
  34.1696    -79.96608333
Style: Free Standing **


Augustin Wilson, whose grave is about 150 ft. E. and marked by a partially embedded cannon barrel, was born 1755 in Va. During the American Revolution, he served with N. C. troops protecting S. C. against Tories and Indians and as an ensign at the 1779 Battle of Brier Creek, Ga. He moved to South Carolina before 1820, where he died in 1848.

Erected by Darlington County Historical Society - 1976