The following references pertain to the Black Swamp Cemetery and its
- L.S. Rowland, A. Moore and G.C. Rigers, Jr., The History of
Beaufort County, South Carolina, Volume 1, 1514-1861, University of South
Carolina Press, 1996, ISBN 1-57003-090-1. Hampton County was originally part of
Beaufort County, and this excellent book covers the Garnett area in Chapter 16,
Upper St. Peter's Parish. It contains a picture of the Black Swamp Cemetery on
- J.G. Barrett, Sherman's March Through the Carolinas, The
University of North Carolina Press, 1956, ISBN 0-8078-4566-3. The Sister's
Ferry/Garnett area is covered in pages 40-48.
- T.O. Lawton, Jr., Upper St. Peter's Parish and Environs, 2001.
This privately-published book covers the history of the Robertville-Lawtonville
area, including several members of the Lawton family who are buried in the
Black Swamp Cemetery. It is available at the Beaufort Public Library.
Please suggest additional references to Bill Riley.