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Battle of Cedar Spring

 
 
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By Wes Cox, July 25, 2009
1. Battle of Cedar Spring Marker
Inscription.
Not far from this spot on the 8th day of August 1780, was fought the Battle of Cedar Spring, one of a series of engagements in upper South Carolina that made possible the great victory at Kings Mountain and the final success of the American cause at Yorktown.

In grateful commemoration this tablet is erected by the Cowpens Chapter DAR and the Spartanburg Chapter SAR 1928
 
Erected 1928 by Cowpens Chapter DAR and the Spartanburg chapter SAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 54.613′ N, 81° 52.62′ W. Marker is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on Cedar Spring Place (State Highway 937), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Cedar Spring Place, Spartanburg SC 29302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Croft (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spartanburg Confederate War Monument (approx. 2.7 miles away); Spartanburg County War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); American Legion Memorial Archway
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By Brian Scott, April 28, 2011
2. Battle of Cedar Spring Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old City Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Welcome to Glendale Shoals (approx. 3.1 miles away); Early Iron Works (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hampton Heights Historic District (approx. 3.6 miles away); Converse Heights (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spartanburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The First & Second Battles of Cedar Springs, Battle of Wofford Iron Work. The Battle of the Old Iron Works (aka the Second Battle of Cedar Springs, Battle of Wofford Iron Works, Battle of Buffington, Battle of the Berwick Iron Works, Battle of the Peach Orchard) was fought in August, 1780. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Cedar Springs. The Battle of the Ironworks was sometimes referred to as the Second Cedar Spings. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. The Revolutionary War Battle of Wofford's Iron Works. The Battle has gone by a variety of names, including Wofford's Iron Works, Cedar Springs No.2, the Peach Orchard,
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By Brian Scott, April 28, 2011
3. Battle of Cedar Spring Marker
the Old Iron Works, and Buffington. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Wes Cox of Union, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,591 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Wes Cox of Union, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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