22-1 Attacks Upon Georgetown
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
N 33° 21.991 W 079° 15.604
17S E 661871 N 3693272
Quick Description: A marker near Georgetown, erected 1938
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/23/2006 7:04:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM9BV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
Views: 47

Long Description:

ATTACKS UPON GEORGETOWN ON JANUARY 24,1781 CAPTS. CARNES AND RUDULPH, BY ORDERS FROM GEN. MARION AND COL. LEE SURPRISED THE BRITISH GARRISON AT GEORGETOWN AND CAPTURED COL. CAMPBELL. UPON GEN. MARION'S SECOND APPROACH, JUNE 6, 1781, THE BRITISH EVACUATED THE TOWN. GEN. MARION SEIZED THE STORES, DEMOLISHED THE WORKS AND RETIRED. ERECTED BY GEORGETOWN CHAPTER D.A.R. 1938

Marker Name: ATTACKS UPON GEORGETOWN

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker number: 22-1

County: Georgetown

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