Historic Markers Across South Carolina

The Frampton Line

Marker ID:  
Location: on Lowcountry Lane near Trask Parkway (U.S. 17), Pocotaligo, SC
County: Hampton
Coordinates: N 32° 37.904    W 080° 52.323
  32.63173333    -80.87205
Style: Free Standing **


A large "earthwork," over 100 yards
in length was raised on this site by
General Robert E. Lee´s troops
c. 1862.
This fortification was a
fall-back position from which to
defend the Charleston to Savannah
Railroad, an important supply
line for the Confederate Army.
The rail line is located about one mile
north of this site.


More information:
More information:
Wikipedia - Charleston and Savannah Railway
The View from Squirrel Ridge - The Frampton Line
Eleventh South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Wikipedia - South Carolina in the American Civil War
Wikipedia - Charleston, South Carolina in the American Civil War