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Charles Town SC

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What:
Numerous actions throughout war. Captured by British, 12 May 1780. Evacuated by British, 14 Dec 1782.

Where: 32.7765656 -79.93092163 Charles Town SC

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:

  • From Mouzon, 1775

    Charles Town

  • NBBAS:One,Two,Three,Four
    One: index, 363
    Two: index, 439
    Three: index, 444
    Four: index, 275

  • Sherman's Calendar....
    Search for charles town, 71 returns
    Search for charlestown, 348 returns
    Search for charleston, 244 returns
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  • RevWar75  
  • Apr 1775 listing
    4/21/1775 Cochran's and Hobcaw Magazine, Charlestown. American victory.
  • Dec 1776 listing
    12/2/1776 Charlestown. Draw.
  • Sep 1777 listing
    9/4/1777 near Charlestown. Draw.
  • May 1779 listing
    5/11/1779 Old Race Track, Charlestown. Insufficient data.
    5/11 - 13/1779 Charlestown Neck. British victory.
  • June 1779 listing
    6/3/1779 Charlestown area. Draw.
    6/6/1779 near Charlestown. Insufficient data.
  • Mar 1780 listing:
    3/20/1780 near Charlestown. Draw.
    3/30/1780 Gibbe's Plantation (Peaceful Retreat Plantation, Gibbes' Farm) ["Peaceful Retreat" was Robert Gibbes Plantation on John's Island, different action, different time]. Shown as a draw.
    3/7 - 5/12/1780 Seige of Charlestown
  • Apr 1780 listing:
    4/4/1780 Charlestown. Draw
    4/4/1780 Battery Number 6, Charlestown. Insufficient data.
    4/13/1780 Charlestown. Draw.
    4/20/1780 Charlestown. Draw.
    4/24/1780 Sortie from Charlestown. American victory.
  • May 1780 listing
    5/12/1780 Surrender of Charlestown. British victory.
  • Aug 1781 listing
    8/4/1781 Execution of COL Hayne, Charlestown. Per O'Kelley
    8/31/1781 near Charleston. American victory. Per Peckham
  • Dec 1782 listing
    12/14/1782 Charlestown, evacuated by the British

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Confidence level:: See above.

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