19th Regiment,
d. 1781

Eutaw Springs, SC

John A. Morrow informs us that this veteran Scots officer is buried under an old marble memorial stone and is well-marked.

John Marjoribanks was mortally wounded in the battle on 8 September 1781, and died at Wantoot Plantation, where he was buried on 23 October. However, just as the battlefield of Eutaw Springs is now under Lake Marion, so is Wantoot under Lake Moultrie. According to Daniel Barefoot's Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites, the Major's grave was moved to its present location in 1941. But this probably refers to the slab, rather than to the actual remains.

The memorial is a recumbent slab resting on a brick vault, with a signboard nearby.

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