Battle of Tearcoat

Battle of Tearcoat (HMFMO)

Location: Turbeville, SC 29162 Clarendon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 53.428', W 80° 1.238'

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During the American Revolution, a few miles south of Turbeville, General Marion and his militia routed the British. General Marion learned Colonel Tynes with over ninety troops was camped at the edge of Tearcoat Swamp.On Oct. 25, 1780, Marion moved swiftly toward tearcoat and attacked at midnight. Marion's Patriots captured food, muskets, and horses.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe citizens of Clarendon County and the Town of Turbeville and the Chamber of Commerce
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 590559 N 3750442
Decimal Degrees33.89046667, -80.02063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.428', W 80° 1.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 25.68" N, 80° 1' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1401 Calvert St, Turbeville SC 29162, US
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