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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wade Hampton

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 9, 2013
1. Wade Hampton Marker
Inscription.
B. ca. 1751 – D. 1835
Planter, Congressman,
Soldier, served as:
Col. Light Dragoons
in Revolution
Member S. C. General
Assembly, 1779-84
Member Congress,
1795-97, 1803-05
U. S. Army, 1808-13,
resigning as Maj. Gen.

Erected, 1977
S. C. Society
U. S. Daughters 1812

 
Erected 1977 by So. Carolina Society U. S. Daughters 1812.
 
Location. 34° 0.096′ N, 81° 1.9′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Sumter Street and Gervais Street, on the right when traveling north on Sumter Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in the churchyard of Trinity Episcopal Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Sumter Street, Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James F. Byrnes (within shouting distance of this marker); Sumter Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Memory of South Carolina Generals (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Battleship Maine Memorial
Wade Hampton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 9, 2013
2. Wade Hampton Marker
During the War of 1812, Gen. Hampton led American troops at the October 26, 1813 Battle of the Chateauguay during the Saint Lawrence Campaign to invade lower Canada.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. (about 400 feet away); Marion Street (about 400 feet away); Senate Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Wade Hampton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 9, 2013
3. Wade Hampton Marker
Marker in Trinity Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 9, 2013
4. Marker in Trinity Episcopal Church
Wade Hampton's grandson, Wade Hampton III, was the famous Confederate cavalry leader during the American Civil War and later served as governor and senator for South Carolina.
Gravestone of Wade Hampton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 9, 2013
5. Gravestone of Wade Hampton
Revolutionary War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 9, 2013
6. Revolutionary War Plaque
This plaque on Wade Hampton's gravestone indicates that he is a veteran of the Revolutionary War.
Wade Hampton I image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
7. Wade Hampton I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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