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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henderson Street

 
 
Henderson Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Henderson Street Marker
Inscription. This street is named for Brig. Gen. William Henderson who was in the Third S.C. Regiment at the fall of Charleston in 1780. He was captured, imprisoned, and later exchanged. In 1781, he was wounded while commanding a brigade at the Battle of Eutaw Springs. When General Sumter resigned in 1782, Henderson was named brigadier general of State Troops, a post he held until 1783. He served in the Second Provincial Congress (1775-76) and in the S.C. House. He died in 1788.
 
Erected 1978 by Richland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored by First National Bank. (Marker Number 40-82.)
 
Location. 34° 0.205′ N, 81° 1.538′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Gervais Street (U.S. 1/378) and Henderson Street, on the right when traveling east on Gervais Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sherman's Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barnwell Street (about 500 feet away); Pickens Street (about 500 feet away); Wesley Methodist Church
Henderson Street Marker, looking eastward , along Gervais Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
2. Henderson Street Marker, looking eastward , along Gervais Street.
(about 600 feet away); Horry-Guignard House (about 700 feet away); Last Home of Wade Hampton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cain- Matthews- Tompkins House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bull Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. GovernmentWar, US Revolutionary
 
Henderson Street Marker, looking westward along Gervais Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 16, 2009
3. Henderson Street Marker, looking westward along Gervais Street.
As mentioned, Battle of Eutaw (Springs) Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 15, 2009
4. As mentioned, Battle of Eutaw (Springs) Monument
This stone marks the field whereon was fought the battle of Eutaw, September 8, 1781, between a force of the United States under Major General Nathanael Greene and a force of Great Britain under Colonel Stuart. Neither side was victorious, but the fight was beneficial to the American Cause.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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