Robert Smalls - Beaufort, South Carolina, USA.
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N 32° 25.959 W 080° 40.340
17S E 530803 N 3588440
Quick Description: Robert Smalls - Born a slave in 1839, Robert Smalls lived to serve as a Congressman of the United States. - Historic Marker located in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2018 3:17:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMYCRK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
Views: 8

Long Description:
Robert Smalls - Beaufort, South Carolina, USA.

Inscription:

"Born a slave in 1839, Robert Smalls lived to serve as a Congressman of the United States. In 1862 he commandeered and delivered to Union forces the Confederate gunboat Planter, on which he was a crewman. His career as a freedman included service as a delegate to the 1868 and 1895 State Constitutional Conventions, election to the SC House and Senate and nine years in Congress. He died in 1915 and is buried here."
Marker Name: Robert Smalls

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker number: 1980 by Beaufort County Council. (Marker Number 7-14.)

County: Beaufort County

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