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Near Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lest We Forget

Battery White Memorial

 
 
UDC Battery White Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 6, 2010
1. UDC Battery White Memorial
Inscription.  
Lest We Forget
In memory of the Confederate soldiers
who served at Battery White
during the War Between the States
1861 - 1865
Erected by Arthur Manigault Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy
May 25, 1929.

 
Erected 1929 by Arthur Manigault Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1862.
 
Location. 33° 18.223′ N, 79° 17.62′ W. Marker is near Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Belle Isle Road (County Route S22-295), on the right when traveling south. Located in Belle Isle community. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st Battalion 178th Field Artillery (approx. 2 miles away); Retreat Rice Plantation (approx. 2.3 miles away); John and Mary Perry Cleland House (approx. 4.2 miles away);
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Rice is King (approx. 4.3 miles away); South Carolina’s Third Oldest City (approx. 4.3 miles away); Sinking Of The USS Harvest Moon (approx. 4.3 miles away); Town Clock / Kaminski Building (approx. 4.3 miles away); Marquis de Lafayette (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
More about this marker. Belle Isle is a gated community, but visitors can request access at the gate. Parking is available at the Yacht Club near the battery.
 
Battery White Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 6, 2010
2. Battery White Memorial
Winyah Bay from the Battery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 6, 2010
3. Winyah Bay from the Battery
Ditch and Parapet of Battery White image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 6, 2010
4. Ditch and Parapet of Battery White
10-inch Confederate Columbiad image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 6, 2010
5. 10-inch Confederate Columbiad
Cast in 1864 at Tredegar Foundry in Richmond, Virginia, this 13,300 pound was one of two placed at Battery White during the war. This cannon could fire a 128 pound projectile some 1800 yards.
10-inch Confederate Columbiad image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 6, 2010
6. 10-inch Confederate Columbiad
Second of the pair of columbiads, also cast in 1864 at Tredegar Foundry.
Columbiad stares at Winyah Bay image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, November 9, 2013
7. Columbiad stares at Winyah Bay
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on November 10, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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