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Charleston Light Dragoons

 
 
Charleston Light Dragoons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
1. Charleston Light Dragoons Marker
Inscription. (West face)

CLD
1861 - 1865
To The Heroic Dead.
James W. O'Hear, Lieut.
J.Allen Miles, Sergt.
Alfred Manigault, Corpl.
Charles E. Prioleac "
Arthur Robinson "
Privates
James Adger Jr.
Josiah Bedon
James L. Bee
J.H.W. Boone
Benjamin Bostick
James Creighton
W.R. Davis
W.H. Fairly
A.C. Frierson
T.G. Homes
Charleston Light Dragoons

(South face)

To The Heroic Dead.
Privates
W.L. Kirkland
Thomas Lining
T.S. Marion
W.W. McLeod
F.K. Middleton
O.H. Middleton Jr.
T.W. Mordecai Jr.
Edward W. Nowell
J.J.A. O'Neill
A.B. Phillips
Percival P. Porcher
J.R.P. Pringle
Alex Robertson Jr.
Eber R. Robertson
Louis M. Van Der Horst
Trevilian's Station, Va.

(North face)

" And how can man die better
than facing fearful odds.
For the ashes of his fathers,
and the temples of his Gods."
Hawes Shop, Va.

(East face)

Cold Harbour
Louisa Court House
White House
Nance's Shop
Saponey Church
Gravelly Run
Reams' Station
Bellefield Station
Hatchers
Charleston Light Dragoons , west face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
2. Charleston Light Dragoons , west face
Run
Burgess Mill
Cantey's Farm
Fayetteville
Bentonville
Pocotaligo, S.C.


 
Location. 32° 49.035′ N, 79° 56.606′ W. Marker is in North Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Cunnington Avenue Loop. Click for map. Located East of Huguenin Street at Magnolia Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: North Charleston SC 29405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jenkins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soldiers Ground (about 500 feet away); Defense of Charleston Harbor Memorial (about 500 feet away); Sons of Charleston Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away); South Carolina Generals Memorial (about 600 feet away); Brig. Gen. R. S. Ripley (about 600 feet away); H. L. Hunley Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Irish Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Charleston.
 
More about this marker. The author of the verse on the north face is Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay.
 
Also see . . .  The War for Southern Independence ,. South Carolina 4th Cavalry Regiment Company K The Charleston Light Dragoons (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
Charleston Light Dragoons , south face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
3. Charleston Light Dragoons , south face

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Charleston Light Dragoons, north face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
4. Charleston Light Dragoons, north face
Charleston Light Dragoons east face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
5. Charleston Light Dragoons east face
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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