15-12 Battle of Parker's Ferry
Posted by: mikemtn
N 32° 48.085 W 080° 30.187
17S E 546520 N 3629381
Quick Description: Marker 15-12 Battle of Parker's Ferry located on SC Hwy 64, 11 miles East of Walterboro South Carolina erected by Colleton County Historical Society in 1962.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2006 12:04:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMKZ6
Text: Sent to intercept a raid by 540 Hessians, British, and Tories, General Francis Marion on August 30, 1781 with a force of 400 men set up an ambuscade along this road about 1 mile from the ferry. The enemy advancing along the narrow causeway were surprised and suffered heavy losses, which forced them to withdraw to Charles Town.
Marker Name: BATTLE OF PARKER'S FERRY
Marker Location: Roadside
Type of Marker: Battle (war)
Marker number: Not listed
County: Not listed
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