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Ox Swamp #2.

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What: Maneuvering, 28 Mar 1781, Col. Marion vs. Lt.Col. Watson

Where: 33.5275914, -79.7430245 (WGS84/NAD83).

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:

  • Snippet from Mills Williamsburg 1820 map

    The road is shown as approximately 2.5 miles from Black River where it passes between two streams forming Ox Swamp. US521 is much closer than that.

  • NBBAS:Three. P.172

  • Sherman's Calendar.... P.317. Shows date as 28 March 1780. To avoid future long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

  • RevWar75 RevWar75   listing Nothing found.

  • William Dobien James, Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion, p.38. Watson's route of march was impeded by ...-- trees were felled across the causeway -- three bridges were destroyed, and Marion was watching him with the eye of an eagle.

  • Google Book Search for "ox swamp" marion watson. 3 results, all relevant. Tip: if you have own or have access to a listed book, you may find all relevant page numbers in a listed book by clicking on [More results from this book].

Related sites: Sampit Bridge

Submitted by: John Robertson

Confidence level: 3