|Latitude 34 North|
Historic Markers Across South Carolina
Battle of Cloud's Creek
On November 17, 1781, in a house near Cloud´s Creek one mile east Captain Sterling Turner´s Patriot militia were surrounded and massacred by Tory militia under Major William Cunningham. Among the more than twenty dead were Captain James Butler and his son, James, who were buried with the others at the site, and whose graves have been marked there.
Erected by Lexington County Historical Society - 1964