“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

South Carolina

South Carolina Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
1. South Carolina Memorial
Inscription. (Front Inscription):
That men of honor might forever know
the responsibilities of freedom
dedicated South Carolinians stood
and were counted for their heritage
and convictions abiding faith in the
sacredness of states rights provided
their creed here many earned
eternal glory

"There is no holier spot of ground than where defeated valor lies by mourning beauty crowned" - Henry Timrod

(Right Flank Inscription):
First Army Corps
Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet

McLaws' Division
Kershaw's Brigade
Brig. Gen. J.B. Kershaw
2nd South Carolina Infantry
3rd South Carolina Infantry
7th South Carolina Infantry
8th South Carolina Infantry
15th South Carolina Infantry
Upper Front Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
2. Upper Front Inscription
South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Hood's Division
German Artillery
Palmetto Light Artillery
Artillery Reserve
Alexander's Battalion
Brooks Artillery

(Left Flank Inscription):
Third Army Corps
Lieut Gen. A.P. Hill
Pender's Division
First Brigade
1st (Gregg's) South Carolina Infantry
1st South Carolina Rifles
12th South Carolina Infantry
13th South Carolina Infantry
14th South Carolina Infantry
Artillery Reserve
Pegram's Battalion
Pee Dee Artillery

Stuart's Division
Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart
Hampton's Brigade
Brig. Gen. Wade Hampton
1st South Carolina Cavalry
2nd South Carolina Cavalry
Staurt Horse Artillery
Hart's Battery

(Back Inscription):
Citation at the Base of the Front of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
3. Citation at the Base of the Front of Monument
Carolina Confederate War Centennial
Rep. John A May. Chairman - Dr. Daniel W. Hollis
Sen. Wilbur G. Grant, Vice Chairman - Mrs. W. A. King
Hon. Roddey L. Bell - Hon. Julian Metz
Sen. John D. Long - Mrs. Archie C. Watson
Sen. Walter J. Bristow, Jr - Dr. J.H. Easterby
Gov. Ernest F. Hollings, ex-officio - Gov. Donald S. Russell, ex-officio

South Carolina Gettysburg Memorial Committee
Payne Williams, chairman
Miss Louis De Saussure Lang
Mrs. J.C. Long
Rep. John A. May, S.C.V.
Mrs. W. Bedford Moore, Jr.
Donald S. Russell, Jr.
Mrs. Robert D. Wright
Mrs. Archie C. Watson, U.D.C.

"The material in this memorial is native to the state it represents"

Erected 1963 by South Carolina
Right Flank Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
4. Right Flank Inscription
Confederate Centennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 39° 47.87′ N, 77° 15.355′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located just south of the Longstreet Observation tower in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manly's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlton's Battery - Cabell's Battalion
Left Flank Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
5. Left Flank Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cabell's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Semmes's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Georgia (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Carlton's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (about 400 feet away); McCarthy's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Categories. War, US Civil
Back Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
6. Back Inscription
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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