Samuel Hammond

Samuel Hammond (HM6AX)

Location: North Augusta, SC 29841 Aiken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 29.979', W 81° 59.265'

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Born 1757 in Virginia, this Indian fighter, who later moved to Edgefield District, attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of state troops during the American Revolution. Among the engagements he participated in were: Hanging Rock, Musgrove's Mill, King's Mountain, Blackstock's, Cowpens, Guilford Courthouse, Siege of Augusta, and Eutaw Springs. Hammond served in the US Congress and after the Louisiana Purchase in

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1803, President Thomas Jefferson appointed him Colonel-Commandant of the St. Louis District. He subsequently was elected to the Missouri Territory Council and became its first president in 1813. Returning to SC in the 1820s, he was elected Surveyor General (1826) and Secretary of State in 1830. Hammond died in 1842 and was buried nearby; the grave was moved about 1.6 miles north in 1991.
HM NumberHM6AX
Marker Number2?11
Year Placed1992
Placed ByOlde Towne Preservation Association of North Augusta
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 6:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 408250 N 3707116
Decimal Degrees33.49965000, -81.98775000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.979', W 81° 59.265'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 58.74" N, 81° 59' 15.90" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 183 N Augusta Greeneway, North Augusta SC 29841, US
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