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Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Back River GA Cha 32.0843752 -81.0406673 Action involving HMS Cherokee, described as draw http://gaz.jrshelby.com/backriver.htm 0
Bacon's Bridge SC Dor 32.958506 -80.201503 Bridge; Marion position 5 Mar 1780 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/baconsbridge.htm 4
Bagaduce River ME Han 44.3770214 -68.8158636 9/12/1779 Bagaduce River; *HM Sloop Albany. American defeat; 9/13/1779 HMS Albany boat captured. American victory.. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bagaduceriver.htm 0
Baggage Road NC Roc 36.34006 -79.94334 Route cut by Greene's forces for the American supply train prior to Guilford Courthouse. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/baggageroad.htm 3
Bahama Channel Car   22.5000 -78.0000 Capture; *Commodore Gillon; South Carolina et al vs. Jamaica convoy; 7 Jan 1782 (JPO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/sc-bahama.htm 1
Bald Head Island NC Bru 33.85990 -77.98943 9/6-7/1776 Col. Thomas Polk; 4th NC Regt vs. HM Sloop Cruizer; HM Sloop Falcon; HM Sloop Scorpion; HMS Defiance; Draw. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/baldhead.htm 4
Balfour; Fort SC Beu 32.639804 -80.855805 Skirmish; 13 Apr 1781 *Lt.Col. Wm. Harden vs. Col. Nicholas Lechmere (JAR/SDS) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/ftbalfour.htm 5
Balfour; Nisbet UK Fife 56.348518 -3.153351 Grave of Nisbet Balfour (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/balfourgrave.htm 4
Balfour's Plantation NC Ran 35.6437482 -79.9003167 Murder; *Col. David Fanning vs. Col. Andrew Balfour; 11 Mar 1782 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/balfoursplantation.htm 4
Ball; Elias; plantation SC Ber 33.0796152 -79.9170257 Skirmish; *Capt. Baylor Hill vs. British Legion; 5 May 1780 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/ballspl.htm 3
Balsam Gap NC Jac;Hay 35.43438 -83.07754 Balsam Gap (no action); Rutherford used from Davidsons Ft (CPI) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/balsam-gap.htm 5
Barbados Car   13.164 -59.555 Island; British colony throughout the Revolutionary War (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/barbados.htm 5
Barbados; off         See Ranger/Yarmouth http://gaz.jrshelby.com/barbados.htm  
Barbeque Church NC Har 35.336506 -79.040703 Skirmish; Capt. Daniel Buie vs. *Lt.Col. Tarleton 28 April 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/barbeque.htm 5
Barnegat NJ Oce 39.75318 -74.22292 6/1/1782 Barnegat. Militia skirmish. Draw. See Forked River. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/barnegat.htm 3
Barnegat Beach NJ Oce 39.73651 -74.11541 12/9/1778 British armed vessel ran aground. American victory; 3/22/1779 HMS Delaware captured scow Molly. American defeat; 3/24/1779 Sloop Success came ashore. American victory; 10/25[26?]/1782 Capt. Andrew Steelman vs. *Capt. John Bacon. Massacre. American defeat. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/barnegat.htm 2
Barren Hill PA Mon 40.087 -75.263 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/barrenhill.htm  
Barrington; Fort GA McI 31.4816106 -81.6159423 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/fortbarrington.htm  
Bartola Island CoR   11.118178 -84.704321 Skirmish; 9 Apr 1780; H. Nelson's first hand-to-hand combat (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/nicaragua.htm 0
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Basic Creek NY Gre; Alb 42.354 -74.054 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/basiccreek.htm  
Basin Harbor NY Add 44.196 -73.363 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/basinharbor.htm  
Basking Ridge NJ Som 40.706 -74.549 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/baskingridge.htm  
Bass's Mill SC Mrn 34.24749 -79.54330 Skirmish; Col. Morris Murphey vs. *Maj. Jesse Barfield; ? Aug 1781 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bassmill.htm 5
Battle Run KY Fle 38.350 -83.844 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/battlerun.htm  
Bay of Biscay Atl   46.261 -4.939 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bayofbiscay.htm  
Bay of Fundy Can NB; NS 45.000 -66.000 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bayoffundy.htm  
Beach Island SC Aik 33.356026 -81.917223 Skirmish; Elijah Clark vs. Thomas Brown 1 May 1781 (JAR;PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beachisland.htm 0
Bear Bluff SC Hor 33.862222 -78.885557 Skirmish; Capt. Daniel Morrall vs. *Capt. Joshua Long; 1 Apr 1781 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bearbluff.htm 4
Bear Creek NC Cha 35.610302 -79.376207 Skirmish; Captain Charles Gholson vs. Col. David Fanning; ?? Oct 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bearcreek.htm 0
Beard's Bluff GA Lon 31.789 -81.956 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beardsbluff.htm  
Bear Island SC Col 32.6118503 -80.44510316 16 Dec 1780; unknown vs. detachment of GA Militia (loyalist) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bearisland.htm 1
Bear Island (Buckingham Ldg) SC Bea 32.2302035 -80.79927504 1782; Capt. James Doharty vs. *Richard Pendarvis; ambush; murder http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bearisland.htm 2
Beatti's Bridge/Drowning Creek NC Sco; Hok 35.04124 -79.459305 Skirmish; Col. Thomas Wade vs. Col.s McNeil & Ray; 4 Aug 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beattisbr.htm 3
Beattie's Ford NC Lin; Mec 35.467 -80.950 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beattiesford.htm  
Beattie's Mill SC Abb 34.3201122 -82.4306807 Skirmish; 21 March 1781; *Col. Elijah Clarke vs. Maj. James Dunlap http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beattiesmill.htm 1
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Beatty's Bridge NC Bla; Pen; Sam 34.553 -78.255 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beattysbridge.htm  
Beaufort SC Bea 32.4335258 -80.6717731 Raid; Gen. John Barnwell vs. *Maj. Andrew Deveaux; 4–25 March 1782 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beaufort.htm 1
Beaulieu GA Cha 31.9327141 -81.1128868 Landing; 11 Sep 1779; French troops; before Savannah (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beaulieu.htm 3
Beaver Creek SC Ker 34.481336 -80.7320323 Skirmish; *Maj. Wm. R. Davie vs. Loyalists; 22 July 1780 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beavercr.htm 2
Beaverdam Creek GA Bur 33.166 -82.097 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beaverdamcreek.htm  
Beckhamville SC Che 34.5911 -80.9188 Skirmish; *Capt. John McClure vs. Col. Houseman; 8 June 1780 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bechamville.htm 5
Bedford MA Mid 42.491 -71.276 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bedfordma.htm  
Bedford NY Wes 41.204 -73.643 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bedfordny.htm  
Bedford; New MA Bri 41.636 -70.934 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/newbedford.htm  
Bedlow Island NJ Hud 40.689 -74.045 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bedlowisland.htm  
Bee's Plantation SC Cha 32.76867 -80.43372 Skirmish; Catawba vs. *Tarleton; 23 Mar 1780 (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beesplantation.htm 3
Belle-Île Fra   47.363 -3.139 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/belleisl.htm  
Belleville SC Cal 33.7504 -80.6545 Skirmish; Col. Sumter vs. (Lt.Stuart?Lt.McPherson? 22 Feb 1781 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/belleville.htm 4
Bell's Mill NC Ran 35.847402 -79.829907 mill; landmark; Cornwallis camp before and after Guilford CH (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bellsmill.htm 3
Bemis Heights NY Sar 42.971 -73.633 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bemisheights.htm  
Benbow's Ferry SC Wil 33.72497 -79.95762 Marion defensive position; before 8 Nov 1780 (Ox Swamp #1); Col. Marion vs. Lt.Col.Tarleton(WTG) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/benbowsferry.htm 2
Bennington Battle NY Ren 42.939 -73.305 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/benningtonbattle.htm  
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Benoni's Point MD Tal 38.671 -76.198 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/benonispoint.htm  
Berbice GY   6.2501 -57.5168 Capture; 27 February 1781 captured by British privateers; 22 January 1782 captured by French (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/essequibo.htm 5
Bergen Point NJ Hud 40.648 -74.141 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bergenpoint.htm  
Bergen Woods NJ Hud 40.779 -74.023 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bergenwoods.htm  
Berkeley County SC Ber     See Wadboo http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wadboo.htm  
Bermuda Atl       See Castle Harbour http://gaz.jrshelby.com/castleharbour.htm  
Bermuda Hundred VA Che 37.342 -77.271 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bermudahundred.htm  
Bernard killed; beheaded TN Dav 36.19102 -86.80603 5-?-1780 (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bernard-killed.htm 3
Berry Hill Plantation VA Pit 36.5531940 -79.613085 Col. Perkins' Plantation. Used by Greene as hospital after Guilford Courthouse. (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/sauratown.htm 3
Bethabara NC For 36.152 -80.299 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bethabara.htm  
Bethania NC For 36.182 -80.338 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bethania.htm  
Beverly Channel MA Ess 42.543 -70.871 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/beverlychannel.htm  
Big Alamance Creek NC Ala; Gui 36.031 -79.603 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/alamancecreek.htm  
Bigger's Ferry SC; NC Yor; Mec 35.087641 -81.055908 Skirmish; crossing; 26 Sep 80; Col. Winn vs. Lt.Col.Tarleton; 22 Dec 80; Morgan enroute to Grindal (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/biggers.htm 5
Biggerstaff's Tree NC Rut 35.439679 -81.826630 Trial;execution. Col.Wm. Campbell* vs. Col. Ambrose Mills; 14 Oct 1780 http://gaz.jrshelby.com/biggerstaffsoldfields.htm 4
Biggin Bridge SC Ber 33.211705 -79.978804 Battle; 14 April 1780 BG Huger vs *LtCol. Tarleton (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bigginsbr.htm 4
Biggin Church SC Ber 33.2123914 -79.9670245 Battle; 16 July 1781 BG Sumter vs. Col. Coates (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bigginsch.htm 4
Big Sandy River WV; KY   38.417 -82.596 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bigsandyriver.htm  
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Big Savannah SC Cal 33.70632 -80.63507 Skirmish; 23 Feb 1781; *Thomas Sumter vs. Major David McIntosh (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bigsavannah.htm 0
Big Shoals GA       See Oconee River; near http://gaz.jrshelby.com/oconeeriver.htm  
Biles Island NJ Buc 40.167 -74.733 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bilesisland.htm  
Billingsport NJ Glo 39.848 -75.242 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/billingsport.htm  
Blackbeard's Island GA McI 31.4446 -81.1873 Skirmish; Capt. John Howell; Britannia vs. Capt. Evoy; Cormorant ; 24 Apr 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackbeard.htm 2
Black Creek 1 SC Flo 34.256300 -79.700899 Skirmish; *Capt. Baker of GA vs. unknown British (or allied) commandeer. Unknown date (last half 1781 or early 1782?). (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackcreek.htm 4
Black Creek 2 SC Dar 34.2707096 -79.7867283 Skirmish; *Lt. Col. Lemuel Benton vs. unknown British (or allied) commandeer. Unknown date (last half 1781 or early 1782?). (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackcreek2.htm 5
Black Creek 3 SC Dar 34.385562 -79.903617 Skirmish; *Capt. Alexander McIntosh vs. unknown British (or allied) commandeer. Unknown date; Early 1982 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackcreek3.htm 5
Black Horse NJ Mid 40.418 -74.502 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackhorse.htm  
Black Lake SC Hor 33.6882248 -79.1603211 Skirmish; *BG Marion vs. Maj. Ganey. Recapture of rice boat; ? June 1782 (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burch.htm 5
Black Mingo SC Wil 33.608803 -79.436456 Skirmish; 28 Sep 1780 *Col. Marion vs. Col. John C. Ball (CBB;JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackmingo.htm 4
Blackmore's Fort VA Sco 36.775 -82.587 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackmoresfort.htm  
Black Point CT New 41.286 -72.205 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackpoint.htm  
Black River Hon   15.982504 -85.0155 Skirmish; ?? Oct 1782; Col. Edward Despard (British); "spoiling attack" on settlement (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/rattan.htm 3
Black River near Georgetown SC Geo 33.510192 -79.337897 Skirmish; 3 Apr 1781 Lt.Col. Lemuel Benton vs. *Lt. John Wilson (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackriver.htm 0
Black River (Tearcoat)         See Tearcoat Swamp http://gaz.jrshelby.com/tearcoat.htm  
Black River Weapons Factory NC Sam 34.755513 -78.28506 Produced 100+ weapons before destroyed by Loyalists; 1776? (RMD) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackriver-wf.htm 2
Black Rock CT Fai 41.159 -73.225 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackrock.htm  
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Black Rock Fort CT New 41.268 -72.900 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackrockfort.htm  
Black's Fort VA Was 36.711534 -81.971757 Attacked by Indians 24 July 1776; several dead; wounded http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blacks-fort.htm 4
Blackstocks SC Uni 34.679405 -81.811314 Battle; 20 Nov 1780; BG Sumter vs. Lt.Col. Tarleton (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackstocks.htm 5
Blackstocks Ford SC Uni 34.68139 -81.8170 Ford http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackstocks.htm 4
Black Swamp SC Jas 32.536307 -81.210412 Skirmish; 22 Apr 1779 Lt.Col. Henderson vs. *Loyalists (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackswamp.htm 1
Blackwell Island NY New 40.763 -73.949 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackwellisland.htm  
Bladen Court House NC Bla 34.62637 -78.605362 Captain Robert Raiford led riot at trial involving a loyalist; ? Sep 1782 [? Nov 1782] http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bladen-ch.htm 3
Blakely's Pl. SC Wil 33.630307 -79.820912 Skirmish; Late March 1781; BG Marion vs. L.Col. Watson (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blakely.htm 2
Bledsoe's Station TN Sum 36.399444 -86.320556 July or Aug 1780 Bledsoe's Station;Indians killed & scalped Johnson & Mungle (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bledsoes-station.htm 5
Blockhouse SC Gre; Spa 35.19598 -82.216301 Blockhouse; landmark; intended to be within feet of the NC/SC line on the then Cherokee line (Greenville/Spartanburg) / Possible site of murder of Indian trader and capture of his wife and daughters; Summer 1776 (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blockhouse.htm 5
Block Island RI Was 41.192 -71.574 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blockisland.htm  
Blood Mountain GA Uni;Lum 34.73981 -83.93686 Either site of a Creek-Cherokee battle or a 1776 battle between Cherokee and Williamson (CPI) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bloodmountain.htm 5
Bloody Angle MA Mid 42.4557 -71.2972 Skirmish; American militia vs. (British commander?); 19 April 1775 (DKW) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bloodyangle.htm 4
Bloody Point SC Bea 32.0813214 -80.8756655 Capture; *Capt. Oliver Bowen; Liberty vs. Capt. Richard Maitland; Phillippa ; 9 July 1775 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bloodypoint.htm 2
Bloody Pond NY Roc 41.317 -73.992 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bloodypond.htm  
Bloody Rock PA Luz 41.30808 -75.83212 7/3/1778 after Wyoming Massacre; 14 or more captive American soldiers were murdered here by a maul wielded by a revengeful Indian woman; traditionally but not certainly identified as "Queen Esther." http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wyoming-val.htm 4
Blue Licks Battlefield State Park KY Rob 38.428 -83.995 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bluelicks.htm  
Blue Point NY Suf 40.731 -73.034 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bluepoint.htm  
Blue Savannah SC Mrn 34.072405 -79.303014 Skirmish. 4 Sep 1780; Col. Marion vs. Capt. Barfield (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bluesavannah.htm 2
Bloody Savannah SC Sum 34.0125286 -80.4048583 Skirmish; July 1781 *Maj. Singleton vs. Loyalists (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bloodysavannah.htm 0
Bluford Plantation SC Ber 33.4529444 -80.0731365 Campsite; Francis Marion 119 April 1782 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bluford.htm 5
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Bombay Ind   18.97497 72.82579 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bombay.htm  
Bombay Hook DE Ken 39.353 -75.494 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bombayhook.htm  
Bonhamtown NJ Mid 40.523 -74.358 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bonhamtown.htm  
Bonneau's Ferry SC Ber 33.072393 -79.883136 Ferry used by Brits to relieve Shubrick's Pl (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bonneau.htm 5
Boonesborough KY Mad 37.908 -84.272 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/boonesborough.htm  
Boone's Station KY Fay 37.956 -84.346 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/boonesstation.htm  
Bordentown NJ Bur 40.146 -74.711 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bordentown.htm  
Boston Common MA Suf 42.355 -71.066 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bostoncommon.htm  
Boston Massacre MA Suf 42.359 -71.057 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bostonmassacre.htm  
Boston Neck MA Suf 42.337 -71.075 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bostonneckma.htm  
Boston Neck RI Was 41.457 -71.437 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bostonneckri.htm  
Boston Tea Party MA Suf 42.3536 -71.0524 Civil defiance; significant trigger to hostilities (JAR) http://jrshelby.com/btp/ 4
Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum MA Suf 42.352 -71.051 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/btpmuseum.htm  
Bound Brook NJ Som 40.568 -74.539 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/boundbrook.htm  
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Bowling Green SC Mar 34.250555 -79.399722 Surrender; *BG Marion vs. Maj. Ganey. Ganey's men laid down their arms; ? June 1782 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burch.htm 4
Bowling Green hist. marker SC Mar 34.246388 -79.407777 Marker (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burch.htm 5
Boyd-Parker torture (Genesee Castle) NY Liv 42.776574 -77.862998 16 Sep 1779; Lt. Boyd & Sgt Parker tortured & killed after Groveland Ambuscade by Little Beard (Seneca) (EB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/boyd-parker.htm 5
Boyd's Creek TN Sev 35.89016 -83.72579 Skirmishes; 8 Dec 1780; *Col. John Sevier vs. Chicamaugans; 16 Dec 1780; *Col. John Sevier vs. Chicamaugans (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/boydscreek.htm 4
Boyd's Ferry VA Hal 36.699 -78.788 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/boydsferry.htm  
Boykin's Plantation         See Myhand's Bridge http://gaz.jrshelby.com/myhandsbridge.htm  
Brabant's Plantation         See Videau's Bridge http://gaz.jrshelby.com/videausbr.htm  
Brace's Cove MA Ess 42.590 -70.649 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bracescove.htm  
Brandon's Defeat SC Uni 34.637475 -81.637574 Skirmish; Thomas Brandon vs. *Capt. William Cunningham; 8 June 1780 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brandonsdefeat.htm 1
Brandon; Thomas SC Uni 34.720050 -81.588709 Grave of Thomas Brandon (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brandongrave.htm 5
Brandywine PA Del 39.875 -75.575 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brandywine.htm  
Branford Harbor CT New 41.252 -72.825 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/branfordharbor.htm  
Brass Town SC Oco 34.68262 -83.33107 Burned by Col. Andrew Williamson; 11 Aug 1776 http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brasstown.htm 3
Brattonsville SC Yor     See Huck's Defeat http://gaz.jrshelby.com/hucksdefeat.htm  
Breach Inlet SC Cha 32.775176 -79.812583 Battle; *Col. Wm. "Danger" Thomson vs MG Henry Clinton; 21-29 June 1776 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/breach.htm 5
Brenton Point RI New 41.449 -71.355 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brentonpoint.htm  
Brewster Island; Great MA Suf 42.332 -70.896 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/greatbrewster.htm  
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Brewton Hill         See Girardeau's Plantation http://gaz.jrshelby.com/savannah.htm  
Brick House NC Bru 34.23262 -77.96097 Skirmish; *Capt. Kennedy vs. British; 15 Nov 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brickhouse.htm 2
Brickyard (Brick Kiln) SC Cha 32.885631 -79.842458 Capt. Adam Sanders vs. *unk. Brit. cdr; 30 men forced to abandon boats; 20 Apr 1780? (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wandoriver.htm 4
Brier (Briar) Creek GA Scr 32.810515 -81.475504 Battle; 3 Mar 1779; MGen Ashe vs. *Lt.Col. James Prevóst (CBB;JH) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/briercreek.htm 2
Brier (Briar) Creek Battle Marker GA Scr 32.8087754 -81.4864958 Marker; Brier Creek Battle; 3 Mar 1779 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/briercreek.htm 4
Brierly's Ferry         See Shirer's Fy http://gaz.jrshelby.com/shirersfy.htm  
Brimstone Hill StK   17.34764 -62.83565 Siege; 11 Jan 1782 - 12 Feb 1782; *Marquis de Bouille vs. Gen. Fraser (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/stkitts.htm 4
Bristol PA Buc 40.101 -74.851 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bristolpa.htm  
Bristol RI Bri 41.677 -71.266 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bristolri.htm  
Bristol Ferry RI New 41.637 -71.254 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bristolferry.htm  
Brookhaven NY Suf 40.779 -72.915 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brookhaven.htm  
Brooklyn, Battle of NY Kin 40.66610 -73.96685 Gen. Washington vs. MG Lord Howe; 27 August 1776; American defeat http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brooklyn.htm 5
Brown's Creek SC Uni 34.737656 -81.494303 Skirmish; Andrew Neale; Jr. vs. *Maj P. Ferguson (Capt. A. Chesney?); 12 Aug 1780 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brownscreek.htm 2
Brown Marsh NC Bla 34.461216 -78.643803 Skirmish; BG Butler vs. Maj. Manson; ?? Sep 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brownmarsh.htm 1
Brown's Mill SC Mbo 34.42631 -79.65698 Skirmish; Capt. Malachi Murphey vs. Micajah Ganey and David Fanning; 17 Apr 1781(?) (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brownsmill.htm 3
Brown; Tarleton SC Bar 33.1351522 -81.4312187 Grave of Tarleton Brown (CBB;JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/browntgrave.htm 4
Brown; Thomas StV   13.244083 -61.182066 Grave of Thomas Brown (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/browngrave.htm 1
Bruce's Crossroads NC Gui 36.209 -79.905 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brucescrossroads.htm  
Brunswick NJ Mid 40.486 -74.451 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brunswicknj.htm  
Brunswick; New NJ Mid     See Brunswick NJ http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brunswicknj.htm  
Brunswick Town NC Bru 34.041 -77.947 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brunswicknc.htm  
Brush Creek NC Ran 35.601715 -79.582904 Skirmish; BG Rutherford vs. Col. David Fanning; ?? Oct 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/uwharriemtn.htm 0
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Bryan's Plantation NC Ran 35.8293029 -79.8655900 Murder; *Col. David Fanning vs. Capt. John Bryan ; 11 Mar 1782 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/balfoursplantation.htm 2
Bryan's Station spring KY Fay 38.077 -84.417 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bryansstation.htm  
Buckaloons PA War 41.83568 -79.2574 1779 Destroyed by Brodhead. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/buckaloons.htm 4
Buckhead SC       See Fort Motte SC    
Buckhead Creek GA Cha 31.816 -81.143 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/buckheadcreek.htm  
Bucks County PA Buc 40.378 -75.225 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/buckscounty.htm  
Buffalo Ford NC Ran 35.6734 -79.6275 Skirmish nearby; 11-12 May 1781: Col. John Collier vs. *David Fanning (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/buffaloford.htm 4
Buford's Battleground SC Lan 34.74199 -80.62415 Battle; Col. Abraham Buford vs. *Lt.Col. Banastre Tarleton; 29 May 1780 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bufordsbg.htm 5
Bugg's Plantation GA Ric     Skirmish; 2 May 1781; *Capts. Shelby/Carr vs Brown's Loyalists (PJO). See New Savannah for approximate location. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/newsavannah.htm 1
Bull Narrows SC Cha     See Bull's Inlet http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-inlet.htm  
Bullocks Creek SC Yor 34.85541161 -81.462038 15 Sep 1775; Col. Wm. Henry Drayton vs. Col. Thomas Fletchall. Confrontation leading to Treaty of Ninety Six. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bullockscreek.htm 0
Bullocks Fork of Thicketty Creek SC Che 35.01685 -81.74219 Mid-July 1780, Patriot militia vs. *Lieut. Alexander Chesney http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bullocksfork.htm 0
Bull's Inlet '78 SC Cha 32.9988 -79.515661 6 Aug 1778; Capt. John Proby; schooner Charlotte vs. *Capt. John Atkinson; chased ashore (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-inlet.htm 3
Bull's Inlet '79 SC Cha 33.005261 -79.49478 17 Mar 1779; Capt. Howland vs. *two British ships; capture (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-inlet.htm 3
Bull's Isl 1 SC Cha 32.891235 -79.621724 American brig vs. *Brit frigate and tender; run ashore and captured; 26 Feb 1783 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-island.htm 2
Bull's Isl 2 SC Cha 32.901034 -79.59225 American schooner vs. *Brit. privateer; run ashore and burned; ? Mar 1783 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-island.htm 2
Bull's Isl 3 SC Cha 32.89415 -79.613584 American brig vs/ Brit. frigate; run ashore and burned; 30 Mar; 1783 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-island.htm 2
Bull's Isl 4 SC Cha 32.89359 -79.615310 American schooner vs. 2 Brit. frigates; run ashore and burned; 31 Mar 1783 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-island.htm 2
Bull's Island; N of SC Cha 32.937708 -79.56391 Large ship run aground and bilged by unk. British ship; 3 Jan 1780 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/n-of-bulls-isl.htm 3
Bull's Island; off SC Cha 32.90036 -79.576203 Capt. Brice; schooner Eliza vs. *Brit. privateer; run ashore and burned; 30 Mar; 1783 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulls-isl-off.htm 3
Bull's Plantation SC Bea 32.4013 -80.5606 Raid; 1-2 Feb 1779;Capt. Dougherty vs. *Major Valentine Gardiner (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bullsplantation.htm 3
Bulltown Swamp GA Lib; Lon; McI 31.699414 -81.491305 Skirmish; 24 Nov 1778; Col. John Baker vs. Maj. James Mark Prévost (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bulltownsw.htm 2
Bunker Hill MA Suf 42.376 -71.060 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bunkerhill.htm  
Burch's Mill SC Flo 34.06131 -79.53081 Truce; 8 Jun 1782; *BG Marion vs. Maj. Ganey (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burch.htm 4
Burdell's Tavern SC Ora 33.432145 -80.407524 Tavern; Campsite: Nathanael Greene 9 Sep & 7 Oct 1781 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burdell.htm 2
Burke County Jail? GA Bur 33.090 -82.016 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burkecojail.htm  
Burke; Thomas; Gov. NC Ora 36.10291830 -79.0880679 Grave; d. 1783 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burke-t-grave.htm 5
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Ba Be Bi Bl Bo Br Bu By   Top Data C
Burlington NJ Bur 40.071 -74.865 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burlingtonnj.htm  
Burrough's Point NY Sen 42.81602 -76.74936 9/21/1779. Burned by Lt.Col. Henry Dearborn. (EB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burroughs-point.htm 4
Burr's Mill SC Chk 35.01105 -81.74639 Campsite used by Tarleton on 16 Jan 1781; by Morgan on 15 Jan 1781 and by Ferguson earlier (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burrs-mill.htm 4
Burwell's Ferry; N. [A] VA JaC 37.22284 -76.67285 Ferry; skirmishes; 17 Apr 1781. Militia vs. *Simcoe; 20 Apr 1781. American victory; and many others (WTG) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burwellsferry.htm 4
Burwell's Ferry; N. [B] VA JaC 37.18225 -76.61624 Ferry; alternate north landing http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burwellsferry.htm 3
Burwell's Ferry; S. VA JaC 37.0566 -76.6693 Ferry; South landing http://gaz.jrshelby.com/burwellsferry.htm 2
Bush River SC Lau 34.427923 -81.874936 Skirmish; 1 May 1781; *Col. John Thomas;Jr. vs. Loyalists (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bushriver.htm 0
Bushwick NY Kin 40.694 -73.918 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/brooklyn.htm  
Bute; Fort LA EBR 30.318744 -91.134895 Capture; 7 Sep 1779; *Don Bernardo de Gálvez vs. Lt.Col. Alexander Dickson (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/fortbute.htm 3
Butler's Breastworks NY Che 42.029777 -76.720705 8/29/1779. *Gen. Hand vs. Butler. (EB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/butlers.htm 4
Butter Hill NY Ora 41.442 -74.020 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/butterhill.htm  
Buzzard Bay NC Bru 33.8962858 -77.9616542 9/6-7/1776 Col. Thomas Polk; 4th NC Regt vs. HM Sloop Cruizer; HM Sloop Falcon; HM Sloop Scorpion; HMS Defiance; Draw. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/baldhead.htm 4
Byrum River NY; CT   40.984 -73.656 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/byrumriver.htm  
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