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Bush River.

What: Skirmish 1 May 1781: *Col. John Thomas,Jr. vs. Loyalists

Other names:

Where: 34.427923, -81.874938

Maps: [map notes]

  • 34.427923,-81.874938, Bush River skirmish, arbitrarily placed at crossing near Hammond's Store.
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    • NBBAS:Three P. 217
      Bush River, South Carolina
      1 May 1781

      Colonel Thomas and his Spartans surprised a party of Loyalists, killing three of them and capturing twelve. They also took four wagons and several slaves.

    • Sherman, "Calendar..." . Search for bush river. 9 returns. To avoid long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

    • RevWar75   listing. 5/1/1781. Shown as American victory.

      Related sites: Hammond's Store

      Submitted by: Patrick O'Kelley. Located by John Robertson.

      Confidence level: 0

      12-8-16