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The Post at the Congaree - Cayce, SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 33° 58.181 W 081° 04.054
17S E 493757 N 3758796
Quick Description: Located at the home of the local historical society, it describes the skirmishes with the British at this location in the 1780s.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2010 11:46:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM9J4W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
In 1775 the building upon the ground adjacent hereto was used as a store.

Upon the fall of Charles Town in 1780 the British seized the store fortified it, and established here 'The Post at the Congaree'.

Attacked Feb 19, 1781 by Gen Sumter, who on the 21th destroyed the magazine and supplies in sight of Rawdon's (?) Army across the river . (?) (?) come from Camden to relieve the post.

Captured by Lee May 18, 1781
Reoccupied by Rawdon July 1, 1781
Reoccupied by Greene, July 4, 1781

Erected by William (?) Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbia, SC May 15, 1924
Type of Memorial: Monument

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