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Waccamaw Neck SC Geo 33.3460 -79.2167 Skirmish; 13 January 1781; *Lt.Col. Peter Horry vs. Lt.Col.George Campbell (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/waccamaw.htm 1
Waccamaw River SC Geo 33.7761663 -79.062776 Capt. Clarke (captured) vs. *John Saunders; mid-Feb 1781 http://gaz.jrshelby.com/waccamawriver.htm 2
Wadboo SC Ber 33.19714 -79.94195 Skirmish; 29 Aug 1782; *BG Marion vs. Maj. Thomas Fraser (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wadboo.htm 3
Wadboo Bridge SC Ber 33.1957253 -79.9534136 Skirmish; 31 January 1781; *Lt.Col. Peter Horry vs. Lt.Col.George Campbell / (15 or) 16 Jul 1781; burned by Col. Maham. (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wadboobr.htm 5
Wahabs Plantation NC Uni 34.86084 -80.76265 Skirmish; 21 Sep 1780; *Lt.Col. Davie vs. Maj. George Hanger (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wahabsp.htm 4
Waldeck GER Hes 51.202 9.070 City of Prince Frederick; provider of so-called "mercenaries". Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/waldeck.htm  
Walker's Plantation NC Rut 35.42595 -81.88303 Col. John Walker's plantation; campsite for both sides at Kings Mountain; Sept/Oct 1780 http://gaz.jrshelby.com/walkershouse.htm 4
Wallop's Island VA Acc 37.853 -75.474 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wallops-isl.htm  
Walnut Grove SC Spa     See Moore's Plantation http://gaz.jrshelby.com/mooresplantation.htm  
Wambaw Creek Br SC Ber; Cha 33.20729 -79.468750 Skirmish; Col. Lemuel Benton vs. *Maj. John Doyle; 24 Feb 1782 (PJO;JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wambaw-cr-br.htm 5
Wambaw Plantation (Elias Ball) SC Cha 33.1259062 -79.6172597 Plantation; Wambaw Plantation (Elias Ball) (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wambaw.htm 1
Wambaw Plantation (Theodore Gaillard) SC Cha 33.1464446 -79.5517323 Plantation; Wambaw Plantation (Theodore Gaillard) (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wambaw.htm 1
Wando River (Cainhoy) SC Ber; Cha 32.9293398 -79.8311931 Wando River; upper limit of navigation; possible area of capture; unk. American cdrs. vs. *Lt.Col. Tarleton; 9 sloops and 20 cannon captured; 20 Apr 1780 http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wandoriver.htm 3
Wantoot SC Ber 33.305394 -80.0443125 Stuart's camp after Eutaw Springs; burial place of Marjoribanks. http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wantoot.htm 3
Wappetaw Church SC Cha 32.9271171 -79.7164668 Skirmish; *Col. Hezekiah Maham vs. Unknown; 17 Nov 1781 http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wappetawbr.htm 5
Wappoo Creek SC Cha 32.77239916 -79.9525893 British heavy batteries located here for the Siege of Charleston http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wappoocreek.htm 4
Warwick Neck RI Ken 41.680 -71.382 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/warwick-neck.htm  
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Wa We Wh Wi Wo Wr Wy   Top Data C
Washington County VA VA   36.717 -81.966 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/washington-co-va.htm  
Washington Crossing Historical Park PA Buc 40.298 -74.876 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/washington-crossing-pa.htm  
Washington Crossing State Park NJ Mer 40.311 -74.864 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/washington-crossing-nj.htm  
Washington; Fort NY NeY 40.853 -73.942 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/ft-washington.htm  
Washington; William SC Cha 32.7979537 -80.145372 Grave of William Washington (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wwgrave.htm 5
Watauga; Fort TN Car 36.33400 -82.26284 7/20 - 8/2/1776 Fort Watauga (Fort Caswell): Capt. John Carter vs. Old Abraham (Abram); Cherokee; siege (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/fort-watauga.htm 4
Wateree Ferry SC Ker 34.22184 -80.62885 Ferry (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/watereefy.htm 5
Wateree Ferry; Greene's camp SC Ker 34.2482 -80.6567 Campsite 28 Apr 1781; MG Green (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/watereefy.htm 3
Watson; Fort SC Cla 33.53896 -80.43783 Skirmish 1 Mar 1781; BG Sumter vs. *LtCol Watson / Siege; 15-21 Apr 1781; *BG Marion vs. Lt. McKay (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/watson.htm 5
Watson; Samuel SC Yor 35.1115279 -81.1531310 Grave of Samuel Watson (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/watsonsamgrave.htm 5
Wawarsing NY Uls 41.759 -74.357 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wawarsing.htm  
Waxhaws SC Lan     See Buford's Battleground http://gaz.jrshelby.com/bufordsbg.htm  
Waxhaws; Battle of the         See Wahab's Plantation http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wahabsp.htm  
Waxhaws Meeting House SC Lan 34.78875761 -80.8328488 Skirmish; church burned; raid; Maj. Robert Crawford vs. *Maj. John Coffin; 10 Apr 1781 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/waxhawsmh.htm 5
Wayah Gap Battle Site NC Mac 35.15402 -83.57909 Williamson and his troops through there to meet Rutherford; Site of 1776 battle (CPI) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wayah-gap.htm 3
Wayne; Anthony PA Del 40.0276094 -75.4040815 Grave #2 of Anthony Wayne (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/waynegrave.htm 4
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Webster; James NC Bla 34.6293371 -78.6052898 Grave of James Webster (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/webstergrave.htm 0
Weehawken NJ Hud 40.769 -74.020 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/weehawken.htm  
Weitzell's Mill NC Gui 36.1740 -79.5759 6 March 1781; skirmish; Col.Otho William vs. *Lt.Col. Tarleton http://gaz.jrshelby.com/weitzell.htm 5
Welch Neck         See Abel Kolb's grave    
Well's Plantation (Bull Run) SC Ber 33.026423 -79.72446 Skirmish; Capt. William Bennett vs. *detachments of Prince of Wales American Rgt; South Carolina Militia; 24 Aug 1781 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wells-pl.htm 3
Wemyss; James NY Suf 40.871252 -73.42347 Grave of James Wemyss (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wemyssgrave.htm 3
West Canada Creek NY Her 43.021 -74.962 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/w-canada-cr.htm  
Westchester NY Bro 40.847 -73.854 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/westchester.htm  
Westerly RI Was 41.378 -71.827 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/westerly.htm  
Westham VA Hen 37.552 -77.505 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/westham.htm  
West Haven CT NeH 41.271 -72.947 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/west-haven.htm  
Westmoreland County VA Wes 38.043 -76.615 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/westmoreland-co.htm  
Weymouth MA Nor 42.221 -70.939 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/weymouth.htm  
Wheeling WV Ohi 40.064 -80.721 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wheeling.htm  
Whitby; Off NoS   55.627 -1.580 off e. coast of Scotland. Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/off-whitby.htm  
Location St Co Latitude Longitude Comment   Wa We Wh Wi Wo Wr Wy   Top Data C
Whitehaven ENG Cum 54.533 -3.590 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/whitehaven.htm  
White Horse Tavern PA Che 40.040 -75.573 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/white-horse-tav.htm  
Whitemarsh PA Mon 40.122 -75.216 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/whitemarsh.htm  
White Plains NY Wes 41.034 -73.763 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/white-plains.htm  
White Hall 1 SC Cha 32.93243 -79.68626 Skirmish; ?? August 1782 *Capt. Capers vs. Capt. March (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/whitehall.htm 1
White Hall 2 SC Grw 34.0831 -82.2128 Gen. Andrew Williamson's plantation; near 96 (CBB;JG) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/whitehall2.htm 2
White's Bridge SC Geo 33.38745 -79.31494 Skirmish; Col. Marion vs. Capt. Lewis; 15 Nov 1780 (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/white.htm 3
White's Pl         See White's Bridge http://gaz.jrshelby.com/white.htm  
Whitestone NY Que 40.794 -73.818 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/whitestone.htm  
Wiboo Swamp SC Cla 33.53924 -80.22535 Skirmish; 6 March 1781; BG Marion vs. Lt.Col. Watson (JAR;GS) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wiboosw.htm 2
Wilcox's Iron Works NC Cha 35.55484 -79.28545 See Thompson's Farm http://gaz.jrshelby.com/thompson.htm  
Wilkes County GA   33.909 -82.823 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wilkes-co.htm  
Williams Bridge NY NY Bro 40.877 -73.866 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/williams-br-ny.htm  
Williams Bridge NC NC Nas 35.883 -77.895 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/williams-br-nc.htm  
Williamsburg VA WiC 37.271 -76.712 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/williamsburg.htm  
Williams; Fort SC Lau 34.3086 -81.8873 Skirmishe: 31 Dec 1780; *Col. Hayes vs. BG Cunningham / 2 Mar 1781; Col. "Roebucks Defeat" (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/ftwms.htm 1
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Williams Cemetery SC Lau 34.31966 -81.87443 James Williams family cemetery (WG) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/williamscmty.htm 5
Williams; James SC Che 35.0737 -81.6482 Grave #2 of James Williams (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wmsjamesgrave.htm 4
Williamson's Bridge SC Dar     See Black Creek 2 http://gaz.jrshelby.com/blackcreek2.htm  
Williamson's Plantation SC Yor     See Huck's Defeat http://gaz.jrshelby.com/hucksdefeat.htm  
Williams; Otho H. MD Was 39.5978745 -77.8249954 Grave of Otho Holland Williams (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wmsothograve.htm 5
Williamson; Hugh NY NY 40.7081579 -74.0118060 Grave of Hugh Williamson (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/williamson.htm 5
Wilmington DE DE NeC 39.746 -75.546 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wilmington-de.htm  
Wilmington NC NC NeH 34.2257256 -77.9447103 British Evacuation of Wilmington; North Carolina; 18 November 1781 (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wilmingtonnc.htm 3
Winchester KY Cla 37.990 -84.180 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winchester.htm  
Windsor; New NY Ora 41.477 -74.023 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/newwindsor.htm  
Windy Hill SC Bar     See Slaughter Field http://gaz.jrshelby.com/slaughterfield.htm  
Winn; Richard TN Mau 35.6681263 -87.190006 Grave of Richard Winn (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winngrave.htm 0
Winnsboro; Cornwallis camp #1 SC Fai 34.3837563 -81.0834216 Campsite; Cornwallis; Oct 1780 - Jan 1781 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winnsboro-c.htm 5
Winnsboro; Cornwallis camp #2 SC Fai 34.40517 -81.07882 Campsite; Cornwallis; Oct 1780 - Jan 1781 (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winnsboro-c.htm 3
Winooski River VT Chi 44.530 -73.274 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winooski-riv.htm  
Winter Hill MA Mid 42.395 -71.098 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winter-hill.htm  
Winyah Bar; near SC Geo 33.22148 -79.171871 *Captain Mansen; privateer schooner Peggy vs. unknown British (or allied) cdr; sloop chased ashore; ca. 21 July 1781 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winyah-bar.htm 3
Winyah; near SC Geo 33.18723 -79.17346 *Captain Dean; Privateer snow Vengenance vs. Capt. Rogers Peace and Harmony; British brig; driven ashore; 28 Mar 1779 (JCP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/winyah-near.htm 2
Witherspoon Pl. SC Wil 33.623448 -79.82241 Skirmish; Late March 1781; BG Marion vs. Lt.Col. Watson (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/witherspoonpl.htm 2
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Witherspoon Fy. SC Flo 33.8404428 -79.4486671 Skirmish; 3 Apr 1781 BG Marion vs. Col. Doyle (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/witherspoonfy.htm 5
Wofford's Iron Works SC Spa 34.941734 -81.845125 Skirmish; 8 August 1780; *Col. Elijah Clarke vs. Capt. James Dunlap (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wofford.htm 3
Wofford's Iron Works; American end position SC Spa 34.984193 -81.821726 Skirmish; 8 August 1780; *Col. Elijah Clarke vs. Capt. James Dunlap (CBB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wofford.htm 3
Wolf's Den NC Wat     See Rittle's Knob http://gaz.jrshelby.com/riddles-knob.htm  
Woodbridge NJ Mid 40.5576047 -74.2845912 Skirmishes; Captures: 11 Dec 1776; Unk. American cdr.; foraging party captures 400 cattle and 200 sheep at Woodbridge (Munn) / 23 Jan 1777; skirmish; *Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (Munn) / 23 Feb 1777; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (OIALS) / 22 Mar 1777; skirmish; *Unk. militia cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (Munn) / 19 Apr 1777; skirmish; Capt. Christopher Marsh vs. Unk. British cdr (Munn) / 26 Jun 1777; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (Munn) / 29 Jun 1777; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. *Unk. British cdr; 37th Rgt (tavern) (Munn) / 8 Aug 1778; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (RW75) / 8 or 9 Feb 1779; skirmish; Capt. Randolph vs. *Capt. Ryerson (Jackson's tavern) (Munn;RW75;OIALS) / 28 or 29 June 1779; skirmish; Capt. Richard Skinner vs. *Unk. British cdr (Six Roads or Crossroads Tavern) (Munn) (RW75) / 1 Jul 1779; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (RW75;OIALS) / 10 or 16 Aug 1779; skirmish; Unk. American militia cdr. vs. *Unk. British cdr. (Munn;RW75;OIALS) / 1 Feb 1780; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (near Woodbridge) (RW75) / 11 May 1780; capture; Justice Freeman et al vs. *Unk. cdr; Loyalist refugees (Munn) / 1 Jun 1780; capture; Unk. captives vs. Unk. cdr; Loyalist refugees (Munn;RW75;OIALS) / 30 or 31 Jul 1780; capture; Dr. Bloomfield et al vs. Unk. cdr; Loyalist refugees (Munn;RW75;OIALS) / 17 Sep 1780; capture; Thos. Brown et al vs. Unk. cdr; Loyalist refugees (Munn;RW75;OIALS) / 20 Mar 1781; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (RW75;OIALS) / 21 Dec 1781; skirmish; Unk. American cdr. vs. Unk. British cdr (RW75;OIALS) / http://gaz.jrshelby.com/woodbridge.htm 2
Woodbury NJ Glo 39.838 -75.152 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/woodbury.htm  
Wooden Ball Island ME Kno 43.8545279 -68.8183650 Capture; Capt. John Barry; Raleigh vs. *Unicorn and *Experiment; 28 July 1778 (JAR) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/raleigh.htm 2
Wood's Fort SC Spa 34.97832 -82.20926 American fort related to Hampton Massacre (JP) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/woods-fort.htm 3
Worcester County MD Wor 38.200 -75.383 Incomplete http://gaz.jrshelby.com/worcester-co.htm  
Wragg's Ferry SC Geo 33.436602 -79.2461027 2 Apr 1781; unk. American cdr vs. unknown cdr; detachment of Queen's American Rangers / Strategic ferry on Black River near Georgetown http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wraggsfy.htm 4
Wright's Bluff         See Watson; Fort http://gaz.jrshelby.com/watson.htm  
Wyanoke Fy. NC Gat 36.5437635 -76.9116274 July 1781; Loyalists burned settlement (PJO) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wyanokefy.htm 3
Wyboo Swamp SC Cla     See Wiboo Swamp http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wiboosw.htm  
Wyoming Valley PA Luz 41.305477 -75.844497 7/3/1778 Col. Butler (300 American militia) vs. *MG John Butler (1100 British; Loyalist; and Indians) (EB) http://gaz.jrshelby.com/wyoming-val.htm 4
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