Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Buford's Bloody Battleground



Marker ID: SCHM 29-2
Location: SC 9 and US 522 E of Lancaster, NW side of this intersection
County: Lancaster
Coordinates: N 34° 44.654    W 080° 37.567
  34.74423333    -80.62611666
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Col. Buford´s 11th Virginia Regiment and a detachment of Washington´s Cavalry, retreating after the fall of Charles Town, were attacked by Col. Tarleton, May 29, 1780, at the site of the monument 955 feet southwest. The American loss was 113 killed, 150 wounded, 53 made prisonerS"; the British, 5 killed, 14 wounded. In that grave, lie many of Co I. Buford´s men.


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