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Wyanoke Ferry.

What: Burning, July 1781, Loyalists burned settlement.

Other names:

Where: 36.5437635 -76.9116274 Wyanoke Ferry

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Sources:
  • NBBAS:Three. p. 276
    Wyanoke Ferry, Great Dismal Swamp, North Carolina
    July 1781

    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".

  • RevWar75 RevWar75   listing. 5-16-1781. Shown as British "victory"

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

Confidence level: 3