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Eutawville in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Eutaw

 
 
Battle of Eutaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 15, 2009
1. Battle of Eutaw Marker
Inscription.
[ D.A.R. Emblem ]
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.
Erected by Eutaw Chapter D.A.R. 1912
(Lower Plaque)
This Memorial erected in 1912 by Eutaw Chapter NSDAR
Orangeburg, S.C.
 
Erected 1912 by Eutaw Chapter NSDAR Orangeburg, S.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 24.449′ N, 80° 17.921′ W. Marker is in Eutawville, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Number Six Highway (State Highway 6 / 45) and Fredcon Road, on the left when traveling east on Old Number Six Highway. Touch for map. Located inside the battlefield park. Marker is in this post office area: Eutawville SC 29048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Eutaw Springs (a few steps from this marker); Grave of Major Majoribanks / Northampton
Battle of Eutaw Marker close-up image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 15, 2009
2. Battle of Eutaw Marker close-up
(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Eutaw Springs (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Eutaw Springs (a few steps from this marker); Eutaw Springs Battlefield Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Santee Limestone / Limestone and Marl Formations (within shouting distance of this marker); Eutawville (approx. 2.5 miles away); Berkeley County (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eutawville.
 
Regarding Battle of Eutaw. On September 8, 1781 General Nathanael Greene with a force of 2098 attacked a British camp of 2300 at Eutaw Springs commanded by Colonel Alexander Stuart. Greene’s goal was to strike a blow against the British forces in South Carolina and prevent them from sending aid to Cornwallis in Virginia. The tree shaded battleground park at the edge of Lake Marion includes a historic marker that tells the story and marks the site of the battle. On the grounds is the tomb of British Commander Major John Majoribanks, noted for outstanding leadership during
Battle of Eutaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 15, 2009
3. Battle of Eutaw Marker
the battle. Listed in the National Register June 5, 1970. (South Carolina Department of Archives and History)
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Eutaw Springs. the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas. (Submitted on August 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. The American Revolutionary War. The Battle of Eutaw Springs (Submitted on August 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Eutaw image. Click for full size.
S.C. Dept. of Archives and History, circa 1970
4. Battle of Eutaw
Eutaw Springs Battlefield Park National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 8, 2011
5. Eutaw Springs Battlefield Park National Register of Historic Places
*** (added 1970 - - #70000593)
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Battle of Eutaw Springs Commemorative Stamp image. Click for full size.
By Usps, 1981
6. Battle of Eutaw Springs Commemorative Stamp
Issued September 8, 1981
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,080 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on May 12, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on September 22, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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