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Encounter At Halfway Swamp / Site Of Original St. Mark's Church Marker image, Click for more information
By C Summers
Encounter At Halfway Swamp / Site Of Original St. Mark's Church Marker
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Rimini — 14-6 — Encounter At Halfway Swamp / Site Of Original St. Mark's Church
(front) Encounter at Halfway Swamp On December 12, 1780, according to tradition, British Maj. Robert McLeroth was surprised near here by Gen. Francis Marion. The British first agreed to a staged combat with twenty men on each side, . . . — Map (db m43328) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Rimini — 14-6 — Encounter at Halfway Swamp / Site of Original St. Mark's Church
(side 1) Encounter at Halfway Swamp On December 12, 1780, according to tradition, British Maj. Robert McLeroth was surprised near here by Gen. Francis Marion. The British first agreed to a staged combat with twenty men on each . . . — Map (db m93821) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Rimini — Halfway Swamp:“… In pursuit of a Brother to Kill Him”
In December 1781, Maj. Robert McLeroth and the 64th Regiment were conducting newly-arrived British army recruits of the Royal Fusiliers from Charleston to the High Hills of Santee. Learning of McLeroth’s movement, Col. Francis Marion led some 700 . . . — Map (db m51466) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Rimini — 14-3 — Richardson Graves
Three hundred yards west is the site of one of the earliest graveyards in St. Mark's Parish. In the cemetery are buried Richard Richardson, Brigadier in the Revolution, James Burchell Richardson, South Carolina Governor 1802-04, and John Peter . . . — Map (db m23495) HM

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