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Confederate Cemetery
Mt. Pleasant,  South Carolina
 
Historical Marker
 
 
 
"S C
WAR OF 1812
ENCAMPMENT
On June 18, 1812, the / United States declared / war against Great Britain. / One of the first units to / be mustered into service / was the Third Regiment of / South Carolina Militia, / which was stationed at / Haddrell's Point, west / of here, to aid in the / defense of Charleston / Harbor.  Their barracks / stood within the present / town limits of Mount / Pleasant, and they were / equipped with State funds.
Erected by / United States Daughters of 1812 / South Carolina Society / 1970."
"S C
WAR OF 1812
ENCAMPMENT
The 1812 monument in this / cemetery originally marked / a burial plot of the Third / Regiment of State troops. / The soldiers who were / buried there apparently / died from disease while / stationed at Haddrell's / Point, nearby.  Before the / Civil War, the monument / is said to have stood at / the corner of Pitt and / King Streets.  It was / moved to this Confederate / cemetery for protection / from vandalism.
Erected by / United States Daughters of 1812 / South Carolina Society / 1970."
 
 
      Marker Description:
          Marker No.:  18 
         Marker Type:  Historical Marker 
         Marker Condition: Good 
          
         Dimensions: 
          h - 10 ft. 
          d -  2 in 
 
 
Marker #17
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