Database

Clapp's Mill.

Other names: Battle of Alamance

What: Clapp's Mill, 4 (or 1 or 2) March 1781, skirmish, Lt.Col. Lee vs. Lt.Col. Tarleton

Where: 36.02470, -79.51999

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:


  • Clapps
    By Robert Dunkerly. From Charles Baxley.

  • Baxley, SCAR
    • Vol.3 No.3, p.37

  • NBBAS:Three. P.108. Gives date as 4 March 1781.

  • Sherman's Calendar.... Search for clapp's. Notes that Graham shows it on the 1st, but that contemporary correspondence showed it being on the 4th. To avoid future long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

  • RevWar75 RevWar75 Listing for Clapp's Mill, 4 March 1781. Shown as indecisive.

Related sites: Battle of Alamance 1771, Weitzell's Mill, Pyle's Defeat

Confidence level: 5