Lieutenant General Wade Hampton - Columbia, South Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member macleod1
N 34° 00.066 W 081° 02.010
17S E 496906 N 3762278
Quick Description: This Civil War General's Monument is located on the grounds of the South Carolina State Capitol grounds in Columbia.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 9/23/2008 6:05:30 AM
Waymark Code: WM4R9G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 34

Long Description:
Excert from wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wade_Hampton_III

Wade Hampton III (March 28, 1818 – April 11, 1902) was a Confederate cavalry leader during the American Civil War and afterward a politician from South Carolina, serving as its governor and as a U.S. Senator.

He was one of only two officers (the other being Nathan Bedford Forrest) to achieve the rank of lieutenant general in the cavalry service of the Confederacy.
Union or Confederacy: Confederacy - South

General's Name: Lieutenant General Wade Hampton

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