Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Militia Muster Ground



Marker ID: SCHM 23-35
Location: on Fork Shoals Road (State Highway 23-146) near Old Hundred Road (State Highway 23-459)
County: Greenville
Coordinates: N 34° 39.362    W 082° 18.995
  34.655917    -82.316583
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

The field adjacent to Toney´s Store, called "Toney´s Old Field," was a militia muster ground from 1818 to the Civil War. The 15th Regiment was organized in 1797 in the lower part of Greenville County. "The Lower Regiment" was redesignated the 3rd Regiment in 1819. "The Butler Guards," an independent company from Greenville organized in 1855, also mustered here 1855-1861.

Erected by Greenville County Historical Commission - 2008.