Chase At Richbourg's Mill

Chase At Richbourg's Mill (HMFVQ)

Location: Paxville, SC 29102 Clarendon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 44.305', W 80° 21.46'

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During the American Revolution, November 1780, Colonel Tarleton with his Green Dragoons hunted General Marion. Tarleton encamped at the late General Richardson's home. Marion was warned by the widow's son and quickly withdrew to the east of Jack's Creek near Richbourg's Mill.
Learning that General Marion had slipped away, Tarleton gave chase. Marion and his militia, staying just ahead of the Dragoons and fighting a series of delaying actions, rode to the head of Jack's Creek, down the Pocotaligo River and slipped away to Benbow's Ferry.
Year Placed2005
Placed ByDon & Anna Marie Marshall of Silver Lakes Plantation
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 10:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 559499 N 3733337
Decimal Degrees33.73841667, -80.35766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.305', W 80° 21.46'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 18.30" N, 80° 21' 27.60" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200-1226 Paxville Hwy, Paxville SC 29102, US
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