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St Matthews in Calhoun County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Tabernacle Cemetery

 
 
Tabernacle Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 4, 2019
1. Tabernacle Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Burial place of
Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler, C.S.A.
Appointed Brigadier General
1 June 1864

Defender of Charleston, SC
and Petersburg, VA
His recorded notes to
General P.G.T. Beauregard
led to the location of the
submarine H.L. Hunley in 1995

Killed in action
Bermuda Hundred, VA
2 June 1864

 
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 73.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 33° 37.194′ N, 80° 45.836′ W. Marker is in St Matthews, South Carolina, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Old State Road (U.S. 176) north of Shrike Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located near the cemetery entrance on the east side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Matthews SC 29135, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Adam Treutlen (approx. 1.7 miles away); Calhoun County (approx. 3.1 miles away); Patriots of Calhoun County
Tabernacle Cemetery Marker (<i>wide view from Old State Road • cemetery entrance on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 4, 2019
2. Tabernacle Cemetery Marker (wide view from Old State Road • cemetery entrance on right)
(approx. 3.1 miles away); "Lest We Forget" (approx. 3.1 miles away); First Land Granted in Calhoun County Area (approx. 3½ miles away); Honoring a Pioneer Woman (approx. 3½ miles away); Miller Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); St. Matthew's Lutheran Church (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St Matthews.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Lt. Colonel Olin Miller Dantzler
 
Also see . . .
1. Olin M. Dantzler, Class of 1846. Olin Miller Dantzler was a wealthy planter serving in the S.C. legislature at the outbreak of the war. Though he strongly opposed the war and had proposed several compromise measures in the legislature, he enlisted on April 11, 1861 as a private. Dantzler was promoted to Colonel of the 22nd SC Infantry in April, 1864 shortly before he was killed on June 2, 1864 while leading his men in an effort to take Fort Dutton during the Bermuda Hundred campaign. A promotion to brigadier general did not reach him before his death. He is buried in South Carolina at Tabernacle Cemetery in Saint Matthews, Calhoun County. (Submitted on May 26, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Tabernacle Cemetery Gate<br>(<i>100 yards northeast of marker on unimproved dirt road</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 4, 2019
3. Tabernacle Cemetery Gate
(100 yards northeast of marker on unimproved dirt road)
 

2. The H.L. Hunley, The Civil War’s Most Dangerous Submarine. How the H.L. Hunley, history's first combat sub, changed warfare forever - then vanished for over a century. (Submitted on May 26, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler<br>Monument & Headstones image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 4, 2019
4. Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler
Monument & Headstones
Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler<br>(<i>monument inscription</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 4, 2019
5. Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler
(monument inscription)
In Memory
of
Colonel Olin M.
Dantzler,
who was killed near Petersburg, Virginia,
on the 2nd of June 1864.
In the 39th year of his age.
He fell in advance of his command,
and in the cause of the South.
Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler Headstones image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 4, 2019
6. Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler Headstones
Olin M Dantzler
Col FS 22 • SC Infantry
Confederate States Army
1825 • Jun 2 1864
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 97 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 26, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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