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Purysburg

What: Jan 1779, Gen. Lincoln's campsite
19 January, skirmishes

Other names: Original name: Purrysburg.

Where: 32.3040846, -81.1220553

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:

  • SC Hist. Hwy. Marker Guide. p.128-9. Purrysburg founded 1732. Purysburg Landing, SC-34 & SC-233.

  • Mouzon's 1775 map shows the area of the Purrysburg Township (approximately 5 miles square):

    Purysburg

  • NBBAS:One p.290. "Prévost landed 300 men at Purrysburgh on April 28, 1779, ..."

  • RevWar75 RevWar75   listing. 29 Apr 1779. Shown as insufficient info.

    Related sites: Black Swamp, Ebenezer

    Submitted by: Patrick O'Kelley.

    Confidence level: 5