Hicks Creek Campsite
What: Campsite: MG Nathanael Greene, 20 Dec 1780 - 28 Jan 1781
Where: 34.729853 -79.864976 (NAD83/WGS84), Hicks Creek, Greene's campsite, 20 Dec 1780 - 28 Jan 1781
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Barefoot: SC . p.251. "...Wallace Baptist Church, on the eastern side of the highway [US-1]. A state historical marker notes the site where Nathanael Greene and his thousand-man army camped from December 20, 1780 to January 28, 1781. Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission - 1976."
South Carolina Highway Historical Marker Guide. p.167. 35-24:. Just N of intersection of US-1 and SC-9, Wallace. "During December 1780, Major General Nathanael Greene, commander of the Southern Army, brought a number of troops to a "camp of repose" near this spot."
Landmarks of the American Revolution, Revised Edition. p.464. "His camp was selected by Col. Thaddeus Kosciuszko 2 miles from the settlement, where modern Wallace is located."
Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution.
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