Revolutionary Skirmish Near Tearcoat Branch

Revolutionary Skirmish Near Tearcoat Branch (HMFMN)

Location: Gable, SC 29051 Clarendon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.854', W 80° 8.556'

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On the night of October 25, 1780, Col. Francis Marion with 150 men surprised and completely routed 200 Torries under Col. Samuel Tynes near here. Marion's forces suffered no casualties. With the dispersion of Tynes's troops, Lord Cornwallis became apprehensive of losing British supplies on the Santee River.
Marker Number14-5
Year Placed1980
Placed ByClarendon County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:13pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 579352 N 3741889
Decimal Degrees33.81423333, -80.14260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.854', W 80° 8.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 51.24" N, 80° 8' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19501 State Rd S-14-50, Gable SC 29051, US
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