Database

Dreher's Plantation.

What: Skirmish, July 1781, *Godfrey Dreher vs. (British?) regulars

Other names:

Where:
34.0312, -81.1617 Dreher's Plantation

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:
  • NBBAS:Three. p. 276.
    Dreher Plantation, South Carolina
    July 1781

    Captain Godfrey Dreher and his family drove off a detachment of "Regulars" that had been sent from Fort Granby to arrest him.

  • Dreher family site describes a mill on Twelve Mile Creek near the Saluda River. Basis of site location. A later mill site and possible alternative site is described near the present Dreher Shoals Dam location approximately 3.6 miles upstream on the Saluda River.

  • Sherman, "Calendar...". p.395. Ref. to above. To avoid long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

  • RevWar75   RevWar75 listing. Not found. Shown as British "victory"

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Submitted by: Patrick O'Kelley. Location by PJO.

Confidence level: 1