Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Sherman's Headquarters



Marker ID: SCHM 40-49
Location: Carolina Town House, 1500 block of Gervais Street, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 0.234    W 081° 1.585
  34.0039    -81.02641666
Style: Mounted **
 



Text:

During the Federal occupation of Columbia February 17-19, 1865 commanding General William T. Sherman had his headquarters here.


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