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Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Patriot Soldier

 
 
Patriot Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
1. Patriot Soldier Marker
Inscription.
General Nathanael Greene had about
1,000 Patriot troops from Maryland,
Delaware, and Virginia. The average
height of an adult during the
Revolutionary War was 5 feet 5 inches.
See how you stand up to this Patriot
while standing in the footsteps of a soldier.

 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 34° 8.868′ N, 82° 1.114′ W. Marker is in Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker can be reached from South Cambridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is located near the observation tower on the north section of the battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Patriots Lay Siege to the Star Fort (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Patriots Lay Siege to the Star Fort (here, next to this marker); The British Fortifications (a few steps from this marker); Siege Trenches (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); The Patriot Force Arrives (within shouting distance of this marker); The Artillery
Patriot Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
2. Patriot Soldier Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Trader with Pack Horse (within shouting distance of this marker); Island Ford Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Approach Trench (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Parallel (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ninety Six.
 
Also see . . .  Nathanael Greene. Nathanael Greene (August 7, 1742 – June 19, 1786) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on October 19, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Patriot Soldier Marker and Silhoutte image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
3. Patriot Soldier Marker and Silhoutte
Patriot Soldier Marker and Silhoutte image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
4. Patriot Soldier Marker and Silhoutte
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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