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By C Summers, June 10, 2011
Ambush at Half-Way Swamp Marker
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Ambush at Half-Way Swamp
During the American Revolution, December 1780, over 750 recently arrived British fusiliers were marching from Nelson’s Ferry on the Santee River. Major McLeroth’s British troops from Moncks Corner joined them as an escort to Camden. General Marion’s . . . — Map (db m24370) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Battle of Wyboo Swamp
During the American Revolution, the Bridges Campaign began March 6, 1781, with the Battle of Wyboo Swamp. Colonel Watson and British troops from Fort Watson were sent to crush General Marion. Marion’s Militia challenged them on the 1/4 mile causeway . . . — Map (db m24462) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Citizen Soldier 220 Years Ago(National Guard & Reserves of 1780)
During the American Revolution, the militia like Marion's Brigade was totally dependent on a man with a horse and a gun who tended his farm and responded to Marion's call to arms. Marion rides this horse before battle at Black Mingo. Marion and . . . — Map (db m24092) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — 14-10 — Clarendon County / Manning
Clarendon County Five SC governors have come from this area, which was part of the Parish of St. Mark (1757) and Camden District (1769) before becoming Clarendon County in 1785. The county was then part of Sumter circuit court district (1799) . . . — Map (db m23494) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Clarendon County Confederate Monument
(North face) CSA Erected to the soldiers from Clarendon County Who served in The War for Southern Independence. Charleston - 1861 Appomattox - 1865. (East face) Hope, like the eastern sun, rose bright in . . . — Map (db m23744) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Clarendon County Veterans Memorial(South Carolina)
Emblem: American Legion US Coast Guard - US Merchant Marine Dedicated to the Memory of all members of the Armed Services who gtave their lives in service of their county and to all members of the Armed Services who . . . — Map (db m23860) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — 14-18 — Ebenezer Baptist Church
(Front text) This church was founded about 1869 by Mary Scott “Aunt Mary” Harvin, and held its first services in a nearby brush arbor. In 1881 church trustees purchased a one-half acre lot here from Dr. J.G. Dinkins for . . . — Map (db m51850) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Francis Marion Reflections
During the American Revolution, 1780, General Marion and the men of his Brigade pushed back the British forces in the Black and Santee River Basins. It is unlikely that they thought they would be remembered by future generations. It may be that . . . — Map (db m49051) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Fuel 24Rigby Oil Co. Since 1915
The photograph above, taken about 1935, depicts the original gasoline station on this site. In 1939, Gulf Oil Corp. replaced it with a “modern” porcelain station, complete with wash and grease bays, and it occupied this corner until it, . . . — Map (db m52265) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — 14-16 — Hanna Levi Memorial Library / Manning Library
Hanna Levi Memorial Library The Hannah Levi Memorial Library, built in 1909-1910, grew out of a library fund begun in 1905 by the children of Moses and Hannah Levi, along with proceeds from the sale of Moses Levi Memorial Institute. A . . . — Map (db m24625) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Help for Marion's Militia, 1780-1781
During the American Revolution, General Marion and his Militia needed help from local farmers for food, horses and medical care for wounds and diseases.

Those shot or sick were left at the mercy of comrades and sympathy of Patriots. Medical care . . . — Map (db m93817) HM

South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Mallett Road
Named in 1979 in honor of Jesse Lywood Mallett Born 1924 Died 1979 Deputy Sheriff Clarendon County 1975 — 79 Killed in line of duty April 28, 1979 in truck - patrol car accident through no fault of his A dedicated, . . . — Map (db m24851) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Murray's Ferry - Santee River
Chartered by acts of the General Assembly beginning March 8, 1741 with title vested successively in Joseph Murray • Theodore Gaillard • James Hunter, Trustee • Adam McDonald • Theodore Gourdin and William Staggers. Upon the death of Staggers in . . . — Map (db m81634) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Ox Swamp:The Swamp Fox Earns His Name
On the night of November 7, 1780, Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton and his Green Dragoons - together with Harrison’s Provincials, a large unit of Tories from the area between the upper Santee and Wateree Rivers - camped at the plantation of the late . . . — Map (db m51985) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — 14-12 — Pleasent Grove School
Black institute built soon after school district purchased the land in 1933. School closed in 1953 with 5 teachers/ 159 students. Now a community center. — Map (db m24158) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Pond Bluff to St Stephens
After the American Revolution, General Marion’s militiamen re-built his home. Francis Marion, at age 53, married Mary Esther Videau, April 20, 1786. They lived at Pond Bluff, on the south edge of the Santee Swamp and raised pineland cattle. With . . . — Map (db m43156) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Swamp Fox at Ox Swamp
During the American Revolution, on Nov. 8, 1780, General Francis Marion and his brigade lured British Colonel Tarleton and his Green Dragoons about 26 miles from Jack's Creek through the swamps to Ox Swamp, less than 1 mile east of here. After . . . — Map (db m24230) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — 11 — The Swamp Fox
During the American Revolution, after the fall of Charleston in 1780, Francis Marion burst forth to lead the Williamsburg militia. He was the senior Regimental Continental Officer not captured or paroled. He recruited patriots, ambushed the British . . . — Map (db m23987) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — 14-17 — Trinity A.M.E. Church
This church was founded soon after the Civil War by 50 freedmen and woman who held their first services in a stable donated to them by S.A. Rigby. In 1869 the church trustees bought a half-acre lot for a school, and in 1870 they bought a . . . — Map (db m24626) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Manning — Wyboo Swamp:The Beginning of the Bridges Campaign
In March 1781, Lord Francis Hastings Rawdon, the British commanding officer in Charleston, designed a two-pronged assault against the forces of General Francis Marion. From Camden, Col. Welbore Ellis Doyle and the Volunteers of Ireland moved east . . . — Map (db m51986) HM

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