Near Enoree in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Enemy Within
[Script] ... at six o'clock in the evening… [the Rebels] executed … six privates; obliging every one of their officers to attend at the death ..." – Quote from a letter by Loyalist Anthony Allaire, written about the Battle of Kings Mountain. Scenes of retribution killings as described above were common in the South during the Revolution, as the war took on a very personal nature.
Erected by South Carolina State Park Service.
Location. 34° 36.047′ N, 81° 51.086′ W. Marker is near Enoree, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker can be reached from Horseshoe Falls Road (South Carolina Route S-42-10) 1.4 miles south of South Carolina Route 56, on the left when traveling south. Click for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winning the Battle & the War (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Chaos (within shouting distance of this marker); The Main Event (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Trap Is Sprung (about 400 feet away); Ready for the Enemy (about 400 feet away); Captain Shadrach Inman Memorial (about 500 feet away); In Hot Pursuit (about 600 feet away); A Bad Situation Gets Worse (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Enoree.
Regarding The Enemy Within. Illustration of flags at right: "The decision to separate from the British empire was not supported by all colonial Americans."
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.