Two Gallant Gentlemen from South Carolina

Two Gallant Gentlemen from South Carolina (HMARE)

Location: Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Beaufort County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 14.107', W 80° 40.668'

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To honor the memory of two gallant gentlemanof South Carolina. Thomas Fenwick Drayton;Brigadier-General, C.S.A. and his brotherCommodore Percival Drayton, U.S.N., Captainof U.S.S. Hartford, and later the first Chiefof Naval Operations.
The brothers met at the outbreak of hostilities,shook hands, and each went the way his
conscience directed.

Thomas elected to defend his state. Percival
to follow his flag.

On November 7, 1861 the brothers met in battle.Commander Percival Drayton, on the gunboatPocahontas, attacked Fort Walker on whichGeneral Thomas Drayton was in command.
Year Placed1961
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 530355 N 3566542
Decimal Degrees32.23511667, -80.67780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 14.107', W 80° 40.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 14' 6.42" N, 80° 40' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 Steam Gun Pl, Hilton Head Island SC 29928, US
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