Captain William Henry Mouzon

Captain William Henry Mouzon (HMK19)

Location: Kingstree, SC 29556 Williamsburg County
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N 33° 43.98', W 79° 55.993'

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This was the plantation of Capt. William Henry Mouzon (1741-1807), prominent militia officer in the American Revolution. Mouzon, of Huguenot descent, was educated in France as an engineer. He was a lieutenant in the 3rd S.C. Regiment, then raised the King's Tree Company and became its captain. This militia company numbered about 75 men when it disbanded after Charleston fell to the British in May 1780.

Capt. Mouzon's company reformed in July 1780, then joined Col. Francis Marion. British troops under Col. Banastre Tarleton burned Mouzon's plantation house and outbuildings in August. Shortly thereafter, on September 28, 1780, Capt. Mouzon was severly wounded in Marion's victory at Black Mingo Creek and forced to retire from further active service. He died in 1807 and is buried in the Mouzon family cemetery nearby.
HM NumberHMK19
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Williamsburg County Historical Society series
Marker Number45-11
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Williamsburg Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 598824 N 3733063
Decimal Degrees33.73300000, -79.93321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 43.98', W 79° 55.993'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 43' 58.80" N, 79° 55' 59.58" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2780-2868 Sumter Hwy, Kingstree SC 29556, US
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