Battle of Honey Hill During this battle of Nov. 30, 1864, Confederate commander Charles J. Colock, by ordering that a nearby field of grass be set ablaze, delayed approaching Federal troops and gave the Confederates time to collect additional forces. When the Confederate position could not be taken, Union troops retreated. The site is located about 1 mile from here.
On Nov. 30, 1864 Union troops under Brig. John P. Hatch were marching to Grahamville to cut the nearby Charleston~Savannah rail line when they met Col. Charles J. Colcock's smaller Confederate force posted in a redoubt located about 1 mi. N. of here. In the ensuing battle,Union troops were repelled owing to their lack of ammunition and strong Confederate positions.
South Carolina Route 336, Grahamville, SC, United States