Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Battle of Blue Savannah



Marker ID: DAR 34-1
Location: Intersection of us 501 and SC 41
County: Marion
Coordinates: N 34° 04.392    W 079° 17.654
  34.0732    -79.294233
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

One fourth mile south of this site General Francis Marion defeated a band of Tories under Captain Barfield on August 13, 1780, by feigning retreat and drawing them into a trap.

Erected by Blue Savannah Chapter, D.A.R., Mullins, S.C - 1955


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The American Revolutionary War - The Battle of Blue Savannah
Revolutionary War Marion County

Wikipedia - Francis Marion
The Patriot Resource - Francis Marion

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