Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Battle of Mobley's Meeting House

Marker ID: SCHM 20-10
Location: Road 18, just N of its intersection with SC 215, 1.5 miles W of meeting house site
County: Fairfield
Style: Free Standing **


On May 26, 1780, one of the first victories for the Patriots after the fall of Charleston took place l´h miles east on Little River. A body of Tories gathering at a Baptist meeting house in Mobley´s settlement were attacked and dispersed by a band of Whigs under Co!. Wm. Bratton, Maj. Richard Winn, and Capt. John McClure.

Erected by Fairfield County Historical Society - 1969


More information:
Wikipedia - Battle of Mobley's Meeting House
Wikipedia - Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
Wikipedia - American Revolutionary War
SCIWAY - American Revolutionary War in SC