“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Moses S. Haynsworth

Moses S. Haynsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 8, 2010
1. Moses S. Haynsworth Marker
Inscription. Born in Darlington District in 1845, this Confederate War veteran witnessed the firing attack on the Union steamer Star of the West, as it attempted to reinforce Ft. Sumter Jan. 9, 1861. He participated in skirmishes at Tullifinny River near Yemassee Dec. 1864. Owner of this plantation, "Idylwild," he died in 1928, and is buried in Florence, S.C.
Erected 1975 by Governor Robert Gibbes Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. (Marker Number 21-1.)
Location. 34° 14.529′ N, 79° 47.227′ W. Marker is near Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is at the intersection of Mechanicsville Road (County Route 63) and Range Way, on the right when traveling north on Mechanicsville Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew Hunter (approx. 1.4 miles away); Williamson's Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Samuel Bacot 1745-1795 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wilson School / Wilson High School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Florence Depot (1852) / Wilmington & Manchester RR (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pisgah Methodist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); William H. Johnson Birthplace (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 52 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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