Grahamville in Jasper County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Honey Hill
During this battle of Nov. 30, 1864, Confederate commander Charles J. Colock, by ordering that a nearby field of grass be set ablaze, delayed approaching Federal troops and gave the Confederates time to collect additional forces. When the Confederate position could not be taken, Union troops retreated. The site is located about 1 mile from here.
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On Nov. 30, 1864 Union troops under Brig. John P. Hatch were marching to Grahamville to cut the nearby Charleston~Savannah rail line when they met Col. Charles J. Colcock's smaller Confederate force posted in a redoubt located about 1 mi. N. of here. In the ensuing battle,Union troops were repelled owing to their lack of ammunition and strong Confederate positions.
Erected 1978 by Jasper County Bicentennial Committee. (Marker Number 27-2.)
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 32° 28.818′ N, 80° 56.388′ W. Marker was in Grahamville, South Carolina, in Jasper County. Marker was on South Carolina Route 336, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Heading East from Ridgeland. Marker was in this post office area: Ridgeland SC 29936, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Church of the Holy Trinity (approx. 1.6 miles away); Grahamville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Euhaw Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gopher Tortoise Square (approx. 2.5 miles away); Ridgeland (approx. 2.5 miles away); St. Paul's Methodist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Jasper County / Jasper County Courthouse (approx. 2.7 miles away); Tomb of Thomas Heyward, Jr. (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Grahamville.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Honey Hill. Resource Page.
2. The Battle of Honey Hill. by Kathy Dhalle
Additional keywords. Frampton Line,U.S.C.T.
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
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