Wade Hampton III (1818-1902) served as governor of South Carolina from 1876-1879.

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Wade Hampton III | History of SC Slide Collection
Wade Hampton III | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Charleston, Governor Wade Hampton III (1818-1902) was educated by private tutors and later graduated from the South Carolina College. He studied, but never practiced, law. Instead, Hampton...
Wade Hampton Statue | The SC State House
Wade Hampton Statue | The SC State House

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Sculpted by Frederick W. Ruckstull, the bronze Wade Hampton statue is 15 feet tall and 17 feet long. It was. Hampton served with honor in the Civil War as commander of the Hampton Legion. Later, as...
Wade Hampton |  S.C. Hall of Fame
Wade Hampton | S.C. Hall of Fame

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A short biography of the life of Civil War leader and Governor, General Wade Hampton. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program...