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Near Timmonsville in Darlington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Augustin Wilson

 
 
Augustin Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
1. Augustin Wilson Marker
Inscription. Augustin Wilson, whose grave is about 150 ft. E. and marked by a partially embedded cannon barrel, was born 1755 in Va. During the American Revolution, he served with N.C. troops protecting S.C. against Tories and Indians and as an Ensign at the 1779 Battle of Brier Creek, Ga. He moved to South Carolina before 1820, where he died in 1848.
 
Erected 1976 by Darlington County Historical Society. (Marker Number 16-14.)
 
Location. 34° 10.166′ N, 79° 57.957′ W. Marker is near Timmonsville, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on Oates Highway (State Highway 403), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Timmonsville SC 29161, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wilson Crossroads / Dr. Peter A. Wilson (approx. 5.4 miles away); John Wesley Methodist Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Young Farm (approx. 6 miles away); William Gee (approx. 6.4 miles away); Ebenezer Church (approx. 6.5 miles away); William Andrew Dowling (approx. 7.3 miles away); Fair Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.6 miles away); POW✯MIA (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Lake Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
2. Lake Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
Augustin Wilson's grave is in the foreground.
Augustin Wilson's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
3. Augustin Wilson's Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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