Battle of Long Cane

Battle of Long Cane (HM60Q)

Location: Troy, SC 29848 McCormick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1.934', W 82° 23.647'

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About four miles southeast is the site of the American Revolutionary Battle of Long Cane. On December 12, 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Allen and a British force of 400-500 men defeated Colonel Elijah Clarke and 100 Americans, an advanced detachment of a Patriot force commanded by Colonel Benjamin Few.
HM NumberHM60Q
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: McCormick County Historical Commission series
Marker Number33-7
Year Placed1977
Placed ByMcCormick County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 9:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371300 N 3766606
Decimal Degrees34.03223333, -82.39411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.934', W 82° 23.647'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 56.04" N, 82° 23' 38.82" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2515 SC-28, Troy SC 29848, US
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