General Thomas Sumter

General Thomas Sumter (HMIGZ)

Location: Dalzell, SC 29040 Sumter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.451', W 80° 30.975'

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(Front text)
Monument to General Sumter stands 500 yards south. Born August 14, 1734, in Hanover County, Virginia, he was a frontiersman and Indian fighter. Coming to South Carolina by 1764, he became a planter. As Partisan leader and later brigadier general of state troops, he harried the British in the Revolution. He served in U. S. House and Senate and died at South Mount, June 1, 1832.

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Monument to General Sumter was erected by General Assembly of S. C. and unveiled Aug. 14, 1907, at ceremonies attended by Sumter Guards of Charleston, 300 U. S. Regulars, First Artillery Band and Sumter Light Infantry, with address by Hon. Henry A. Middleton Smith. Chairman of commission and moving spirit in erection of this monument was Col. John J. Dargan of Stateburg.
Marker Number43-9
Year Placed1953
Placed BySumter County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 544678 N 3761246
Decimal Degrees33.99085000, -80.51625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.451', W 80° 30.975'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 27.06" N, 80° 30' 58.50" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8068-8116 Co Rd 488, Dalzell SC 29040, US
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