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Combahee Ferry.

What: Skirmish, BG Gist vs. Maj Brereton, 27 August 1782

Other names:

Where: 32.6535150, -80.6814949, Combahee Ferry

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:

  • Mills Colleton District 1820: Markers at Combahee Ferry, Stocks Plantation and Tar Bluff.

    Combahee Fy

  • 1918 topo from Univ. of Alabama, Combahee Ferry:

    Combahee Fy 1918

  • SC Hist. Hwy. Marker Guide. p.63. Historical marker 15-2, located on US-17 at Combahee River, approximately 8 miles NW of Tar Bluff. Laurens was buried temporarily at Stock cemetery.

  • Barefoot: SC. p.104-105. Historical marker 15-2, located on US-17 at Combahee River, approximately 8 miles NW of Tar Bluff. Laurens was buried in the Stock cemetery with a marker placed in the Laurens cemetery. Follow road 15-161 to river to skirmish site.

  • NBBAS:Four. p. 81-85. Combahee River SC, Siege of Charleston.

  • Sherman, "Calendar..." . Search for combahee. 9 returns. To avoid long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

  • RevWar75 RevWar75   listing. 8-27-1782. Combahee River (Combahee Ferry, Tar Bluff, Chehaw Neck). Draw.

Related sites: Tar Bluff, Saltketcher Bridge

Submitted by: John Robertson

Confidence level: 5

12-14-16