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Orangeburg in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Flag

 
 
Confederate Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, February 4, 2012
1. Confederate Flag Marker
Inscription. We fly this Confederate Flag to honor the Confederate Soldiers who gallantly fought and died defending the bridge crossing at the Edisto River against Gen. Sherman’s troops February 12, 1865. The following are the Confederate troops present at the battle: Kannapaux’s S.C. Battery, Stovall’s Brigade, Pettus’s Brigade, Lt. Gen. Stephen D. Lee’s Corps., Army of Tennessee. May we never forget their sacrifice
 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 33° 29.016′ N, 80° 52.317′ W. Marker is in Orangeburg, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on John C. Calhoun Drive (U.S. 301/601) near Russell Street (State Highway 33), in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg SC 29115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial Fountain (about 700 feet away); Orangeburg County / Discovering Orangeburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Defense of Edisto Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Albergotti Playground (approx. half a mile away); Pioneer Graveyard
Confederate Flag on flagpole next to the marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, February 4, 2012
2. Confederate Flag on flagpole next to the marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Two Old Guns Of Captain Henry Felder (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Dixie Club Library (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orangeburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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