Rivers Bridge State Historic Site

Rivers Bridge State Historic Site (HMA6G)

Location: Ehrhardt, SC 29081 Bamberg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 3.693', W 81° 5.458'

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The Legacy of Total War
From January to March in 1865 more than 60,000 Union soldiers led by GeneralWilliam Tecumseh Sherman marched across South Carolina. They broughttotal war to the state, destroyingrailroads, factories and farms andattacking civilian morale.
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Sherman's march through South Carolinahelped bring the Civil War to an end. Formany Union soldiers, the march was anopportunity to punish South Carolina,widely viewed as the state that started the war.

For many white Carolinians, it left burnedhouses and farms and bred lingering bitterness. For the thousands of blackslaves who followed Sherman's army, the march brought freedom an an uncertainfuture.
HM NumberHMA6G
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: South Carolina Heritage Corridor series
Placed ByState of South Carolina Heritage Corridor
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 7:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491508 N 3658114
Decimal Degrees33.06155000, -81.09096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 3.693', W 81° 5.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 3' 41.58" N, 81° 5' 27.48" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 State Rd S-5-8, Ehrhardt SC 29081, US
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