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Ninety Six in Saluda County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lucinda Horn

 
 
Lucinda Horn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
1. Lucinda Horn Marker
Inscription.
At Chestnut Hill Baptist Church
is the grave of Lucinda Horn,
Confederate War heroine, wife of
Cornelius Horn and mother of
William Horn, both members of
Company K, 14th S.C. Volunteers.
She accompanied her husband and
son to the front and remained
with McGowan's Brigade during
the hardest fighting of the war,
nursing the wounded and dying.

 
Erected 1970 by Saluda County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 41-5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Saluda County Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 7.241′ N, 81° 50.2′ W. Marker is in Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Saluda County. Marker is at the intersection of Chappells Highway (State Highway 39) and Chestnut Hill Road (County Road 135), on the right when traveling south on Chappells Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luther Rice (was approx. 5.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Butler Methodist Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Cane Break
Lucinda Horn Marker, with her descendent image. Click for full size.
By Bill Czarnowski, June 24, 1994
2. Lucinda Horn Marker, with her descendent
Gigi, who is standing by the marker, is Lucinda's Great-great-great-granddaughter.
(approx. 7.9 miles away); Butler Family Graves (approx. 8 miles away); Lake Greenwood (approx. 8.1 miles away); Welcome to the Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area (approx. 8.3 miles away); Saluda County Stockyard and Livestock Market (approx. 8.3 miles away); New Priorities of Protection (approx. 8.3 miles away); Mitchell Hill Advent Christian Chruch (approx. 8.6 miles away); Mr. Philemon B. Waters (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ninety Six.
 
More about this marker. At the time her grave was marked (1897), it was believed that the only other woman honored as a war heroine in a cemetery was Joan of Arc.
 
Also see . . .
1. S.C. 14th Infantry Regiment. In response to a call from President Davis, about the 1st of July, 1861, a large number of infantry companies, from all quarters of South Carolina, rendevoused at Columbia, South Carolina. (Submitted on October 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Co. K, S.C. 14th Infantry Regiment
Chestnut Hill Baptist Church and Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
3. Chestnut Hill Baptist Church and Sign
. (Submitted on October 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
Chestnut Hill Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
4. Chestnut Hill Baptist Church
Chestnut Hill Baptist Church - Front Elevation image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
5. Chestnut Hill Baptist Church - Front Elevation
Chestnut Hill Baptist Church - Steeple image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
6. Chestnut Hill Baptist Church - Steeple
Horn Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
7. Horn Family Plot
Cornelius Horn Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
8. Cornelius Horn Tombstone
Cornelius Horn
Co. K
14 S.C. Inf.
C.S.A.
Lucinda Horn Tombstone - East Side image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
9. Lucinda Horn Tombstone - East Side
Aunt Condy
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Lucinda
Wife of
Cornelius Horn
Died
Feb. 29, 1896,
Aged 82 years.
Lucinda Horn Tombstone - North Side image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
10. Lucinda Horn Tombstone - North Side
She followed her
husband and only
son throughout the
Confederate War,
illustrating the
uncomplaining
range, the sublime
physical and moral
heroism, the unswerving
patriotic devotion
and the dauntless
unsubdued spirit of
the Confederate Women.
Lucinda Horn Tombstone - South Side image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
11. Lucinda Horn Tombstone - South Side
History reposing at the base of this humble tomb will challange the admiring attention of all coming generations.

Erected to her
memory by the
Confederate Veterans
of Edgefield and
Saluda Counties.
William F. Horn Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
12. William F. Horn Tombstone
Upper Tombstone
Pvt
William F. Hoffman
Co. K
14 SC Inf
C.S.A.
1841
1885

Lower Tombstone
Friendship No. 25
Wm F. Horn
Born
June 14, 1846
only child of
Lucinda & Cornelius Horn
Father, Mother and Son
were members Co. K 14th
S.C. Regt. He was wounded
in battle XXXXX 64. Died of his
wounds July 16, 1865.
-----*-----
His sufferings are ended
and he is at rest.

-----*-----
Willie Horn Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
13. Willie Horn Tombstone
Willie E.
Daughter of
Wm F. Horn
Born
Oct. 26, 1879
Died
Nov. 2, 1886
Gone to meet her
Father and her
Saviour.
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The Unknown Confederate image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
14. The Unknown Confederate
Unknown
C.S.A.
S.C.V.
1532
48
Chestnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
15. Chestnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,901 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2. submitted on November 15, 2008, by Bill Czarnowski of Freehold, New Jersey.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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