Ehrhardt in Bamberg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rivers Bridge Confederate Dead
who fell in battle at
Feb. 4, 1865.
(Reverse face )
Soldier's rest, your welfare o'er,
Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking,
Dream of battlefields no more,
Days of danger, nights of waking.
Erected 1878 by Rivers Bridge Confederate Memorial Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1870.
Location. 33° 3.732′ N, 81° 5.325′ W. Marker is in Ehrhardt, South Carolina, in Bamberg County. Marker can be reached from Rivers Bridge State Park near SC-S-5-8. At Memorial Grounds (follow arrow). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ehrhardt SC 29081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Confederate Dead (a few steps from this marker); A Tradition of Remembering, A Legacy of Preservation (within shouting distance of this marker); Four County WW II Memorial Colleton County Confederate Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rivers Bridge State Historic Site (about 700 feet away); Bamberg County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle Of Rivers’ Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Rivers' Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ehrhardt.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,269 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.