Battle of Dingle's Mill

Battle of Dingle's Mill (HMNZ9)

Location: Sumter, SC 29150 Sumter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 52.556', W 80° 20.143'

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(Front text)
Here on Apr. 9, 1865, the day of Gen. Lee's surrender, was fought one of the last battles of the War between the States. 158 Confederates rallied by Col. Geo. W. Lee stopped, for several hours, the advance of 2700 Union troops under Gen. Edward E. Potter. Casualties: Confederate 12; Union 26.
(Reverse text)
April 9, 1865
A Confederate homeguard of old men, boys, and convalescents here made a gallant stand in an effort to halt Potter's Raid, an expedition which left Georgetown on April 5, laid waste the country, and by April 21 had accomplished its chief objective—the destruction of the railroads between the Pedee and Wateree.
HM NumberHMNZ9
Marker Number43-10
Year Placed1956
Placed BySumter County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 561434 N 3748598
Decimal Degrees33.87593333, -80.33571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.556', W 80° 20.143'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 33.36" N, 80° 20' 8.58" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1398 Manning Rd, Sumter SC 29150, US
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