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Near Andrews in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Skirmish At Black Mingo Creek

 
 
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By Cindy Bullard, January 15, 2010
1. Skirmish At Black Mingo Creek Marker
Inscription. On Sept. 14, 1780, Gen. Francis Marion's Patriots routed a Tory force commanded by Capt. J. Coming Ball. The Tories, attacked on one flank by Capt. Thomas Waties and on the other by Col. Peter Horry, fled into Black Mingo Swamp. The short but sharply-contested action cost each side nearly one-third of its men.
 
Erected 2005 by Georgetown County Historical Society, replacing a marker erected by Georgetown County in 1941. (Marker Number 22-10.)
 
Location. 33° 37.35′ N, 79° 25.992′ W. Marker is near Andrews, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on County Line Road (State Highway 41/51), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Mingo Creek: (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Black Mingo – Willtown / Black Mingo Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Black Mingo Presbyterian Meeting House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Birthplace of Jeremiah John Snow / China Grove Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away); Benjamin Britton Chandler (1854–1925)
Skirmish At Black Mingo Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, January 15, 2010
2. Skirmish At Black Mingo Creek Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Pleasant Hill School (approx. 5.5 miles away); Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Prince George Winyah Parish / Prince Frederick’s Parish (approx. 6.5 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Black Mingo Creek image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, January 15, 2010
3. Black Mingo Creek
 
 
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