Military Leaders

(1859-1913) Born in Manning, David du Bose Gaillard was a U.S. Army engineer instrumental in the construction of the Panama Canal.

(ca. 1732-1795) Born in Winyah (Winyah Bay, SC), Francis Marion was a strategic fighter against the British during the War of Independence.

(1896-1918) Freddie Stowers was a member of the 371st Infantry Regiment in World War I who was posthumously awarded a Congressional Medal of Honor.