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Near Salem Crossroads in Fairfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Mobley's Meeting House

 
 
Battle of Mobley's Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2020
1. Battle of Mobley's Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  On May 26, 1780, one of the first victories for the Patriots after the fall of Charleston took place 1½ miles east on Little River. A body of Tories gathering at a Baptist meeting house in Mobley's settlement were attacked and dispersed by a band of Whigs under Col. Wm. Bratton, Maj. Richard Winn, and Capt. John McClure.
 
Erected 1969 by Fairfield County Historical Society. (Marker Number 20-10.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is May 26, 1780.
 
Location. 34° 29.236′ N, 81° 17.744′ W. Marker is near Salem Crossroads, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 20-18 and Beth Circle, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 20-18. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blair SC 29015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Hugh Means/William Harper (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Wagner (approx. 1.9 miles away); Feasterville Female and Male Academy (approx. 3.8 miles
Battle of Mobley's Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2020
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away); R. Aubrey Harley Bridge (approx. 8.8 miles away); Fish Dam Battle Ground (approx. 10.2 miles away); Battle of Fishdam Ford (approx. 10.2 miles away); Colonel William Farr (approx. 10½ miles away); Industry Evolution on the Broad River (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Mobley's Meeting House. (Submitted on November 9, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022