Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Battle of Hanging Rock



Marker ID: SCHM 29-1
Location: Intersection of Old Camden- Waxhaw Road & US 521, Heath Springs
County: Lancaster
Coordinates: N 34° 35.378    W 080° 40.476
  34.58963333    -80.6746
Style: Free Standing **
 



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About 2.5 miles south is Hanging Rock, where Maj. Davie surprised a British force, Aug. I, 1780, and killed or wounded most of them. There also, Aug. 6, 1780, Col. Hill, Col. Irwin, and Maj. Davie, all under Gen. Sumter, successfully attacked the Prince of Wales´s American Regiment and detachments of the 63rd and of the 71 st infantries, under Maj. Carden.


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