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Sumter County

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  • Title Sumter County
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  • Keywords central South Carolina, bounded by the Santee and Wateree Rivers on the west and Lynches River on the east, railroads, General Thomas Sumter, cotton cultivation, strong military presence of Shaw Air Force Base, notable citizens include the African American educator Mary McLeod Bethune, the opera singer Clara Louise Kellogg, Reconstruction governor Franklin J. Moses, Confederate general Richard H. Anderson, and the artists Elizabeth White and Charles Mason Crowson
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date September 30, 2020
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update November 21, 2016
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