What: Burning, July 1781, Loyalists burned settlement.
Where: 36.5437635 -76.9116274 Wyanoke Ferry
Maps: [map notes]
- NBBAS:Three. p. 276
Wyanoke Ferry, Great Dismal Swamp, North Carolina
As Cornwallis moved towards Yorktown, Virginia, a Tory raiding party burned the settlement at Wyanoke Ferry.
Basis of site location.
- Sherman, "Calendar...". p.395. Ref. to above. To avoid long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".
listing. 5-16-1781. Shown as British "victory"
Submitted by: Patrick O'Kelley. Location by PJO.
Confidence level: 3