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Grahamville in Jasper County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Honey Hill

 
 
Battle of Honey Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
1. Battle of Honey Hill Marker
Inscription. (Front Text):
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.

( Reverse text ):
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 This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby.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.
Battle of Honey Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Stroud, 2006
2. Battle of Honey Hill Marker
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. (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. The Battle of Honey Hill. by Kathy Dhalle (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Frampton Line,U.S.C.T.
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Battle of Honey Hill Marker Gone Missing Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 31, 2009
3. Battle of Honey Hill Marker Gone Missing
evidence in area reveals auto mishap...broken car parts strewn throughout
Battle of Honey Hill New Replacement Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, September 19, 2009
4. Battle of Honey Hill New Replacement Marker
Battle of Honey Hill Replacement Marker Side 2 Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, September 19, 2009
5. Battle of Honey Hill Replacement Marker Side 2
Battle of Honey Hill Replacement Marker - As Seen Along SC 336. Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, September 19, 2009
6. Battle of Honey Hill Replacement Marker - As Seen Along SC 336.
Old marker's concrete post seen in background
Gen. John Hatch image, Click for more information
Courtesy of the Library of Congress
7. Gen. John Hatch
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 4,144 times since then. Last updated on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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