Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Micah Jenkins

Marker ID: SCHM 46-17
Location: King's Mt. St., in front of Episcopal Home for Children, York
County: York
Coordinates: N 35° 0.247    W 081° 14.438
  35.00411666    -81.24063333
Style: Free Standing **


Micah Jenkins, born 1835 at Edisto Island, graduated from The Citadel with first honors in 1854. Leaving King´s Mountain Military School to enter the Confederate Army, he became known as a brave and daring leader, fighting through many significant battles and becoming brigadier general in 1862. He was killed at the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, in 1864.

Erected by York County Historical Commission - 1981


Two sided - King's Mountain Military Academy Site