SC-35-23 General John McQueen

Marker text: General John McQueen
This U.S. Congressman was born February 9, 1804 at Queensdale, N.C. After being admitted to the bar in 1828, he established a law office on this corner in Bennettsville. McQueen served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1849 to 1860, resigning on South Carolina's secession from the Union. He was a General of S.C. Militia, a prominent secessionist, and a member of the First Confederate Congress.
Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission, 1972

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