Killian in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Skirmish at Killian's Mill
Erected 2003 by The Hampton’s Iron Scouts Camp # 1945, Sons of Confederate Veterans. (Marker Number 40-127.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
Location. 34° 8.14′ N, 80° 56.742′ W. Marker is in Killian, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Farrow Road (State Highway 555) near Killian Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29203, 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. Killian Road Baptist Church Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. ¼ mile Killian School (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of the John H. Rose Family (approx. 2.6 miles away); Camp Johnson (approx. 4.1 miles away); Dentsville School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Zion Chapel Baptist Church No. 1 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Monteith School (approx. 5.7 miles away); George P. Hoffman House (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Killian.
Also see . . . Francis Preston Blair, Jr, Wikipedia entry. one of William T. Sherman's corps commanders in the final campaigns in Georgia and the Carolinas. His XVII Corps was engaged protecting the rear areas of Sherman's army until later in the Atlanta Campaign. Before it left on the March to the Sea, XVII Corps absorbed part of the detachment of XVI Corps that had served with Sherman. (Submitted on May 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,398 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.