Battle of Hanging Rock

Battle of Hanging Rock (HMFTZ)

Location: Heath Springs, SC 29058 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 35.378', W 80° 40.476'

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About 2.5 miles south is Hanging Rock, where Maj. Davie surprised a British force, Aug. 1, 1780, and killed or wounded most of them. There also, Aug. 6, 1780, Col. Hill, Col. Irwin, and Maj. Davie, all under Gen. Sumter, successfully attacked the Prince of Wales's American Regiment and detachments of the 63rd and of the 71st Infantries, under Maj. Carden.
Marker Number29-1
Year Placed1941
Placed ByLancaster County
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 529840 N 3827584
Decimal Degrees34.58963333, -80.67460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.378', W 80° 40.476'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 22.68" N, 80° 40' 28.56" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 239 Spring St, Heath Springs SC 29058, US
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