Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Battle of Kingstree



Marker ID: SCHM 45-3
Location: SC 527, W of Kingstree
County: Williamsburg
Coordinates: N 33° 40.354    W 079° 50.393
  33.67256666    -79.83988333
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Night of Aug. 27, 1780, while scouting for Gen. Marion, a South Carolina militia company led by Maj. John James attacked a British force sent to ravage Williamsburg District, capturing prisoners and gaining information that persuaded Gen. Marion not to risk a general engagement.


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