Batesburg-Leesville in Lexington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Pinarea / Quattlebaum Sawmill, Flour Mill, and Riﬂe Factory
Erected 2006 by Lexington County Camps (no. 22, 51, and 412), Sons of Confederate Veterans. (Marker Number 32-33.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 33° 50.1′ N, 81° 28.383′ W. Marker is in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, in Lexington County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairview Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Batesburg SC 29006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hartley House (approx. 6 miles away); Lee's Tavern Site (approx. 6.1 miles away); Revolutionary Skirmish Near Juniper Springs (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lewie Chapel (Old Gilbert Methodist Church) / The Lewie Family (approx. 7.8 miles away); Jacob Odom House (approx. 8.4 miles away); Alexander Hamilton Stevens (approx. 9.9 miles away); Ridge Spring Cemetery / W.H. Scarborough (approx. 10 miles away); Ridge Hill School / Faith Cabin Library (approx. 10.8 miles away); Ridge Spring (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Batesburg-Leesville.
Also see . . .
1. General Paul Quattlebaum Homeplace, Lexington Co., SC. The location of Gen. Quattlebaum's homeplace is on Quattlebaum Rd. which turns to the south off Two Notch Rd. near Leesville, SC. (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Paul Thomas Brodie (Grandson of Gen. Paul Quattlebaum). Paul Thomas Brodie was the third department head of mathematics at Clemson, serving in this position in the years 1899-1907. (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Seminole Wars. The Seminole Wars, also known as the Florida Wars, were three conflicts in Florida between various groups of Native Americans collectively known as Seminoles and the United States. (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
1. About the Quattlebaums
General Paul Quattlebaum was born July 8, 1812, in Lexington District, South Carolina, the son of Captain john and Mette Burkett Quattlebaum. Educated in local schools, at the age of eighteen he married Sarah Caroline Jones Prothro of Edgefield District. He served as an officer in the Seminole War of 1835-36, and upon returning home was commissioned colonel and later brigadier general in the South Carolina Militia. An active planter and industrialist, Quattlebaum's ventures included lumber and flour mills and a rifle factory. He served in the South Carolina House of Representatives (1840-44). the State Senate (1848-52), and was a signer of the Ordinance of Secession. General Paul Quattlebaum died October 18, 1890. Among his several surviving children was Cephas Perry Quattlebaum. Cephas Perry Quattlebaum was born in Lexington District, South Carolina, on May 19, 1851. He received his early education from private
Paul Quattlebaum was born February 25, 1886, at Conway, South Carolina. He attended private schools and received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and mechanical engineering from Clemson Agricultural College in 1907. While at Clemson. Quattlebaum served as president of the Calhoun Literary Society, treasurer of the Y.M.C.A., secretary of the college Sunday School, and exchange editor of The Tiger.
Following graduation Quattlebaum returned to Conway and embarked on careers in business and politics. He organized the Conway Light and Power Company in 1907 and subsequently founded
After leaving the Senate Quattlebaum focused his efforts on historical and genealogical research and church and civic affairs. His publishing credits include a massive genealogical project entitled "Quattlebaum: A Palatine Family in South Carolina" which appeared in the South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine (1947-48) and The Land Called Chicora (1956), a scholarly monograph dealing with early European settlements on the South Carolina coast. His civic interests involved serving on the Board of Trustees of Queens College (1930-1964), being President of the Conway Chamber of Commerce (1935-36; 1944-45), President of the Conway Lions Club (1956-57),
Quattlebaum married Sue Martin of Marion, South Carolina, November 22. 1911. They had four children: Paul, Jr., Laura Janette. Katherine McQueen. and Sue Martin. Paul Quattlebaum died August 9, 1964. (Source: Register of the Quattlebaum Papers, pgs 2-4.)
— Submitted August 23, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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