Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Sergeant McDonald

Marker ID: SCHM 22-12
Location: US 701 N & Indigo Avenue, Georgetown
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 23.437    W 079° 17.336
  33.390617    -79.288933
Style: Free Standing **


Here Sgt. McDonald bayoneted the fleeing Maj. Gainey, following the defeat of the Tories under Major Gainey by the Americans under Col. Peter Horry. This bloody skirmish took place January, 1781, between the Sampit and Black River Roads.

Erected by Georgetown County - 1938