Drowning Creek.

What: Skirmish, *Col. Abel Kolb vs. Maj. Micajah Ganey, 26 April 1781

Where: 34.299198, -79.071201 Drowning Creek, arbitrary location on NC/SC border.

Maps: [map notes]


  • Drowning

  • An arbitrary point has been selected on Drowning Creek (Lumber River) on the NC/SC line, since the exact point is not known and could have been in either state.

  • NBBAS:Three P.213. Shown as Hulin's Mill.

  • Sherman, "Calendar..." . Search for drowning. There a large number of returns relating to militia warfare along the Drowining Creek in SC and NC, none relating to this engagement in particular. To avoid long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

  • William Dobien James, Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion. Search for drowning. Two returns, relating to the Drowning Creek area, but not this engagement in particular.

  • RevWar75   listing. Action shown as a draw.

Related sites: Welch Neck

Submitted by: Patrick O'Kelley

Confidence level: 0