Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Fighting Near Coosawhatchie



Marker ID: SCHM 27-8
Location: about 1 mile W of Pocotaligo at Point South, intersection of 1-95 & US 17 (E side)
County: Jasper
Coordinates: N 32° 37.875    W 080° 52.657
  32.63125    -80.877617
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

On October 22, 1862, in running encounters near Coosawhatchie, Frampton´s Plantation, and Pocotaligo, Confederate troops successfully defended the Charleston-Savannah railroad and the interior of South Carolina against a Union attack force of 4,446 men from Hilton Head.

Erected by Point South Merchants Association - 1991


Notes:

Two sided - General Robert E. Lee

More Information:
Wikipedia - Robert Edward Lee
A History of Coosawhatchie, South Carolina