Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Attacks upon Georgetown

Marker ID: SCHM 22-1
Location: US 17, E of Georgetown between Pee Dee and Waccamaw bridges
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 21.991    W 079° 15.604
  33.366517    -79.260067
Style: Free Standing **


On January 24, 1781, Capts. Carnes and Rudulph, by orders from Gen. Marion and Col. Lee, surprised the British garrison at Georgetown and captured Col. Campbell. Upon Gen. Marion´s second approach, June 6, 1781, the British evacuated the town. Gen. Marion seized the stores, demolished the works, and retired.


More Information:
Wikipedia - American Revolutionary War
SCIWAY - American Revolutionary War in SC