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Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Agnes of Glasgow 1760 ~ 1780

 
 
Agnes of Glasgow 1760 ~ 1780 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 2, 2011
1. Agnes of Glasgow 1760 ~ 1780 Marker
Inscription. Here sleeps Agnes of Glasgow, who tradition says followed her lover, of the British Army, across the ocean and through the wilderness to Camden. She was taken by death before she found him and buried here at night by King Haigler and his men.
 
Erected by The Cemetery Association of Camden.
 
Location. 34° 13.992′ N, 80° 36.441′ W. Marker is in Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker can be reached from Meeting Street near Church Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Southwest Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maj. Gen. Baron Johann de Kalb's Original Gravesite (about 300 feet away); The Camden Oak (about 300 feet away); Women in the Revolution (about 700 feet away); The British Evacuation (about 800 feet away); West Redoubt (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Camden.
 
Additional comments.
1. Error on Marker
This inscription
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 2, 2011
2. Overview
over the grave site of Agnes of Glasgow is in error regarding King Haigler. He was a chief of the Catawba Nation (from 1750 - 1763); however, Haigler was slain on August 30, 1763, by a raiding party of Shawnees as he journeyed from the Waxhaws Settlement on Cane Creek to a Catawba town on Twelve Mile Creek. Thus he died 17 years before Agnes ever arrived on American shores!
    — Submitted November 7, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Agnes of Glasgow Grave image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 2, 2011
3. Agnes of Glasgow Grave
Agnes of Glasgow Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 2, 2011
4. Agnes of Glasgow Tombstone
Stone marking Grave of Agnes of Glasgow image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, November 20, 2011
5. Stone marking Grave of Agnes of Glasgow
Here lies the bones of Agnes of Glasgow
 
 
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