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Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Lines

 
 
Confederate Lines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
1. Confederate Lines Marker
Inscription. The earthworks nearby are remains of the 1861 fortifications built to defend Mount Pleasant. They extended east 2.5 miles from Butlerís Creek at Boone Hall Plantation to Fort Palmetto on Hamlin Sound. Supporting this line were Battery Gary and those at Hobcaw Point, Hog Island, Hibben Street, and Venningís and Kinlochís Landings. Federal troops occupied the town 18 February 1865.
 
Erected 2003 by The Christ Church Parish Preservation Society. (Marker Number 10-39.)
 
Location. 32° 50.687′ N, 79° 48.778′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Old Georgetown Road (State Highway 10-1808), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located 20 yards east of US 17, north of Long Point Road. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29466, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Snee Farm (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Christ Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Snee Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); Charles Pinckney - Statesman
Confederate Lines Marker seen along Old Georgetown Road...US 17 in background image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
2. Confederate Lines Marker seen along Old Georgetown Road...US 17 in background
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Slave Community (approx. ĺ mile away); Rice Trunk (approx. ĺ mile away); Lowcountry Waterways (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Lines Marker and remaining earthworks image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
3. Confederate Lines Marker and remaining earthworks
Confederate Lines Earthworks, as mentioned image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
4. Confederate Lines Earthworks, as mentioned
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 795 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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