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Cayce to have Civil War Encampment

Cayce, SC – On Saturday, November 16th, the City of Cayce is sponsoring a Civil War Encampment at 10:00 am and two guided tours at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. The events will be held at the site of the 1865 Battle at Congaree Creek, which occurred as General William T. Sherman’s Union army arrived at Columbia’s doorstep.

Come hear the cannons fire, learn about the Union army’s strategy to attack, and the Confederate army’s strategy to defend the earthworks along Congaree Creek.

The one-hour tours begin at the Cayce Tennis Center located at 1120 Fort Congaree Trail in Cayce. Free parking is available.

Find out more on the 12,000 Year History Park webpage:

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