Spotlight On: Grave of Augustin Wilson

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Located in Lake Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, Timmonsville vicinity. Wilson’s grave is marked by a partially embedded cannon barrel. During the American Revolution, he served with NC troops and as an Ensign at the 1779 Battle of Brier Creek, GA. He moved to South Carolina before 1820, where he died in 1848.

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  1. Comment on Yankee Hill: Well, I’m sorry those four invading yankees died. But with all the Confederate statues/memorials being desecrated & torn down, maybe that sign should be “yanked” (pun intended) out of our Southern soil and tossed on the trash heap of history. 🙂
    –Mike

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