Orangeburg

1831 –

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  • Title Orangeburg
  • Coverage 1831 –
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  • Keywords Orangeburg is the county seat of one of South Carolina’s richest agricultural regions, played a strategic role during the Revolutionary War, and the town changed hands several times between 1781 and 1782. Generals Thomas Sumter, Francis Marion, and Nathanael Greene all camped or skirmished at Orangeburg, while Governor John Rutledge established his office temporarily at the Donald Bruce House, South Carolina State Agricultural and Mechanical College, under the leadership of Mrs. Robert Shaw Wilkinson; a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter established, Brown v. Board of Education,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date September 26, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 16, 2022
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