SC-10-10 War of 1812 Encampment

Marker text: 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 the United States Daughters of 1812, South Carolina Society, 1970

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