Gable in Clarendon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Revolutionary Skirmish Near Tearcoat Branch
Erected 1980 by Clarendon County Historical Society. (Marker Number 14-5.)
Location. 33° 48.854′ N, 80° 8.556′ W. Marker is in Gable, South Carolina, in Clarendon County. Marker is on Brewington Road (State Highway 14-50), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located 1.7 miles west off US 301, near the I-95 Overpass. Marker is in this post office area: Alcolu SC 29001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pleasent Grove School (approx. 3.7 miles away); " Ebenezer " (approx. 6.8 miles away); Goodwill Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. (approx. 6.9 miles away); Midway Church (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ox Swamp: (approx. 7½ miles away); Concord Presbyterian Church Salem (Black River) Presbyterian Church (approx. 8.3 miles away); St. Paul African American Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Regarding Revolutionary Skirmish Near Tearcoat Branch. While billeted near Waccamaw, General Marion learned Colonel Tynes with a party of over ninety Tories passed through Camden where they drew supplies and new muskets. They were now camped at the edge of Tearcoat Swamp, between the two forks of the Black River.
Also see . . . Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites By Daniel W. Barefoot. Page 8. Skirmish at Tearcoat Swamp (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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— Submitted August 8, 2013, by C Summers of Manning, South Carolina.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.