Jacksonboro, Colleton County, SC
Pon Pon Chapel of Ease Ruins

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Enlarge The Pon Pon Chapel of Ease " was a Colonial era church, although its cemetery was used into the 1900s. A couple of interesting Civil War headstones there

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Enlarge Pon Pon Chapel of Ease marker
1706 Parish established
Rev. Nathaniel Osborn, missionary of the S.P.G. arrived
1715 Parish devastated by Yemassee, Indians
1725 Act of General Assembly provided for a Chapel of Ease here to be used as a parish church until one should be built
1737 John Wesley preached here April 24th
1753 Vestry ordered a brick building to replace wooden chapel. Building was burnt between 1796 and 1806
Has since been known as “The Burnt Church”

Enlarge Archibald Lawrence Campbell, Captain of Co. B 3rd S.C. Cavalry, CSA, the Colleton Rangers 1862 ~ 1865. He was noted for his gallantry and masterly disposition of the Battle of Honey Hill at Grahamville, S.C. Outnumbered ten to one, he and his Piney Woods marksmen pierced the right wing of the Union Cavalry and drove them from the field. After the war, he pursued his career as a Civil Engineer and planter
Erected by The Colleton Rangers Camp # 1643
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Walterboro, S.C 1996


Enlarge Detail Memory of Daniel Porteous Campbell, youngest son of Archibald & Ann S. Campbell. He was killed at Yemassee, in the Battle of Pocataligo, on 22d. day of October A.D., 1862, in the 22 d. year of his age. He fell in command of a section of Company I, 11th Regiment of So. Ca. Volunteers. With his Face to the Foe, his last words to his Companions in arms were "behave like men "


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