Grahamville in Jasper County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Honey Hill
During this battle of Nov. 30, 1864, Confederate commander Charles J. Colock, by ordering that a nearby field of grass be set ablaze, delayed approaching Federal troops and gave the Confederates time to collect additional forces. When the Confederate position could not be taken, Union troops retreated. The site is located about 1 mile from here.
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On Nov. 30, 1864 Union troops under Brig. John P. Hatch were marching to Grahamville to cut the nearby Charleston~Savannah rail line when they met Col. Charles J. Colcock's smaller Confederate force posted in a redoubt located about 1 mi. N. of here. In the ensuing battle,Union troops were repelled owing to their lack of ammunition and strong Confederate positions.
Erected 1978 by Jasper County Bicentennial Committee. (Marker Number 27-2.)
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 32° 28.818′ N, 80° 56.388′ W. Marker was in Grahamville, South Carolina, in Jasper County. Marker was on State Highway 336, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Heading East from Ridgeland. Marker was in this post office area: Ridgeland SC 29936, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Church of the Holy Trinity (approx. 1.6 miles away); Grahamville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Euhaw Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gopher Tortoise Square (approx. 2½ miles away); Ridgeland (approx. 2½ miles away); St. Paul's Methodist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Jasper County / Jasper County Courthouse (approx. 2.7 miles away); Tomb of Thomas Heyward, Jr. (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grahamville.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Honey Hill. Resource Page. (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. The Battle of Honey Hill. by Kathy Dhalle (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Frampton Line,U.S.C.T.
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2007, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 4,519 times since then and 72 times this year. Last updated on February 1, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos: 1. submitted on March 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2. submitted on December 15, 2007, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on February 1, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 19, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 21, 2017, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 10. submitted on February 28, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.