40-25  Birthplace of General Maxcy Gregg


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Senate Street, between Sumter and Marion streets, Columbia

Maxcy Gregg.  Confederate general and leader in southern rights movement, was born Aug. 1, 1815 in a house on this site.  Member of committee that framed the Ordinance of Secession, Dec. 1860, Colonel 1st Regiment South Carolina Volunteers; Brigadier General in 1861.  Mortally wounded in Fredericksburg Dec. 13, 1862; died two days later.



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Columbia, SC 29211-1353

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