Wade Hampton Statue | The SC State House

Wade Hampton Statue at 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 leader of the “Bourbons,” he was elected the first governor of South Carolina after Reconstruction.