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Sullivans Island in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sergeant Jasper

 
 
Sergeant Jasper Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. Sergeant Jasper Marker
Inscription.
A Memorial to the Valor of
Sergeant Jasper
who at Fort Moultrie on June
28, 1776 gallantly rescued his
regimental flag during heavy
cannonading by the British
Fleet under Sir Peter Parker
———————
Erected by the North Carolina
Pine Association
G.J. Cherry, President
G.I. Hune, Sec and Treas
Lt. Col R. John West, Chairman
Frederick G. Davies
Hughes Mayo

 
Erected by North Carolina Pine Association.
 
Location. 32° 45.561′ N, 79° 51.062′ W. Marker is in Sullivans Island, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Middle Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1610 Middle Street, Sullivans Island SC 29482, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Disappearing Rifle: The Endicott System (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Forgotten Branch Of The Service . . . The U.S. Army Coast Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); America Responds To A New Challenge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Water for the Army (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Sergeant Jasper Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
2. Sergeant Jasper Marker
Powerhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coastal Defense: The Endicott System (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery Jasper (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buoyant Mine (approx. 0.3 miles away); 10-Inch Parrott (300 pounder) (approx. 0.3 miles away); This is Sullivan's Island (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sullivans Island.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Markers about Sergeant Jasper.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Jasper. William Jasper (c. 1750 – October 9, 1779) was a noted American soldier in the Revolutionary War. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Sir Peter Parker, 1st Baronet. Sir Peter Parker, 1st Baronet (1721–1811) was a British naval officer. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Battle of Sullivan's Island. The Battle of Sullivan's Island or the Battle of Fort Sullivan was fought on June 28, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Sergeant Jasper Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
3. Sergeant Jasper Marker
This marker is located in front of Sullivan Island Town Hall
 

4. Fort Moultrie. Fort Moultrie is the name of a series of citadels on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston, South Carolina. (Submitted on June 23, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. HeroesLandmarksNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Sullivan's Island Photo, Click for full size
By Johannes Oertel, circa 1858
4. Battle of Sullivan's Island
Sgt. Jasper raising the battle flag of the colonial forces on June 28, 1776 during the Battle of Sullivan's Island.
Sir Peter Parker, 1st Baronet<br>1721–1811 Photo, Click for full size
By Lemuel Francis Abbott, circa 1799
5. Sir Peter Parker, 1st Baronet
1721–1811
Commander of the British forces
at the Battle of Sullivan's Island
Sullivan's Island Town Hall Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
6. Sullivan's Island Town Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 731 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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