Database:   Hicks Creek  

Hicks Creek Campsite

What: Campsite: MG Nathanael Greene, 20 Dec 1780 - 28 Jan 1781

Other names:

Where: 34.729853 -79.864976 (NAD83/WGS84), Hicks Creek, Greene's campsite, 20 Dec 1780 - 28 Jan 1781

Maps: [map notes]


  • Hicks Creek
    Hicks Cr
    Hicks Cr lgd

  • 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.
    Search for hick's creek. 4 returns (through 1-1-2017), all pension applications.
    Search for "cheraw". 146 returns (through 1-1-2917). A few relevant.

  • Sherman, "Calendar..." . Search for hick's creek. 8 returns. To avoid long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

    Related sites: Cheraw   Execution of Adam Cusack,   Hem Branch, Black Creek 4 (Location in Chesterfield County unknown)  

    Submitted by: Charles Baxley

    Confidence level: 3