The American Revolution in South Carolina

The Known Battles & Skirmishes in South Carolina
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Year Date Battle Name or Location SC District at Date of Battle/Skirmish Present-Day County Notes
1775 21-Apr State House Charles Town District  Charleston County Munitions seized by Patriots
1775 9-Jul Bloody Point Beaufort District Beaufort County Two barges were sent from Beaufort to Bloody Point to intercept a shipment of gunpowder.
1775 12-Jul Fort Charlotte Ninety-Six District McCormick County Fort captured by Patriots led by Maj. James Mayson.
1775 17-Jul Ninety-Six Ninety-Six District Greenwood County Capt. Moses Kirkland switched sides and seized the fort for Loyalists.
1775 2-Aug New Richmond Ninety-Six District Edgefield County Patriot militia attacked the home of local Loyalist named Thomas Brown.  After short fight he was taken prisoner.
1775 15-Sep Fort Johnson Charles Town District Charleston County Fort captured by Patriots under Lt. Col. Isaac Motte.
1775 18-Sep Sullivan's Island #1 Charles Town District Charleston County Patriots attacked and seized small vessel taking supplies to two British ship anchored offshore.
1775 28-Sep Cumming's Point Charles Town District Charleston County HMS Tamar harrassed Patriots building forts around Charleston.
1775 18-Oct Rebellion Road #1 Charles Town District Charleston County HMS Sloop Tamar fired on Patriot boat leaving Ft. Johnson.
1775 31-Oct Congaree River Orangeburgh District Lexington County Loyalist Patrick Cunningham captured wagons with munitions and gunpowder.
1775 3-Nov Mine Creek Ninety-Six District Saluda County Same incident as directly above, different source has different info.
1775 9-Nov Rebellion Road #2 Charles Town District Charleston County Two different accounts for events on this date at this location.
1775 11-Nov Hog Island Channel Charles Town District Charleston County Charleston Harbor Naval Battle. USS Defense vs. HMS Tamar.
1775 19-Nov Ninety-Six Ninety-Six District Greenwood County Patriots under Maj. Andrew Williamson besieged by Loyalists under Maj. Joseph Robinson, ended in quasi truce.
1775 5-Dec Charleston Harbor #1 Charles Town District Charleston County aka Rebellion Road. HMS Scorpion captured two Patriot ships at the mouth of Charleston harbor.
1775 19-Dec Sullivan's Island #2 Charles Town District Charleston County aka Pest House.  Patriots attacked British troops encamped on Sullivan's Island, killing some and capturing some.
1775 22-Dec Great Cane Brake Ninety-Six District Greenville County aka Cane Brake, Reedy River; Col. William Thomson with SC 3rd Regiment captured a force of Loyalists.
1775 23-Dec Snow Campaign Orangeburgh District/ Ninety-Six District Lexington County, Saluda County, Greenwood County, Laurens County, Greenville County aka Rayborne's Creek, Raybon Creek. 12/23-12/30, Upcountry Patriots vs. Loyalists in 15" of Snow.
1776 5-Jan Sullivan's Island #3 Charles Town District Charleston County British ships offshore ran out of supplies sent boat to shore, but was intercepted by Patriot boat.
1776 12-Jan Sullivan's Island #4 Charles Town District Charleston County Another boat sent by British to forage, turned back by Patriot pilot vessel.
1776 2-Mar Yamacraw Bluff Beaufort District Jasper County aka Battle of the Rice Boats.
1776 14-Mar Sandy Point Charles Town District Charleston County Two South Carolina tenders were sailing upriver at Sandy Point when they encountered a small Loyalist ship.
1776 21-Mar Charleston Harbor #2 Charles Town District Charleston County SC Navy brig Comet vs. HMS Falcon and HMS General Clinton.
1776 19-May Charleston Harbor #3 Charles Town District Charleston County HMS Pensacola Packet attempted to sound Charleston Harbor.
1776 16-Jun Stono Creek Charles Town District Charleston County Privateer Polly tries to run the gauntlet of all the British ships in the area.
1776 26-Jun Cherokee Indian Towns Ninety-Six District Pickens County Peace mission consisting of Capt. James McCall and 30 men treacherously attacked by Cherokee.
1776 28-Jun Fort Moultrie #1 Charles Town District Charleston County aka Fort Sullivan, Sullivan's Island.  British naval attack failed when the palmetto logs held against bombardment.
1776 28-Jun Breach Inlet Naval Battle Charles Town District Charleston County British Maj. Gen. Henry Clinton attempted to move his troops from Long Island to Sullivan's Island.
1776 1-Jul Cherokee Attack Ninety-Six District Oconee County Spurred by British, the Cherokee made a concerted attack on the frontier killing a number of settlers.
1776 12-Jul Charleston Harbor #4 Charles Town District Charleston County SC Troops rowed out to British ship attempting to cross the bar out of Charleston harbor.  Brief skirmish.
1776 15-Jul Lyndley's Fort Ninety-Six District Laurens County Also spelled Lindley's Fort. aka Battle of Rayborn Creek. Patriots from the Saluda River Valley who had gathered at Lyndley’s Fort on Rayborn Creek were attacked by 102 Loyalists dressed and painted as Indians and 88 Cherokee.
1776 21-Jul Spencer's Inlet Charles Town District Charleston County aka Dewee's Inlet.  HMS Glasgow packet ship stranded on sand bar, attacked by SC 2nd Regiment, who set the ship on fire.
1776 1-Aug Seneca Town Ninety-Six District Oconee County aka Essenecca.  Patriots under Militia Maj. Andrew Williams burned the Cherokee village at present-day Clemson.
1776 8-Aug Cherokee Towns Ninety-Six District Oconee County/ Pickens County Brass Town, Cheowee, Estatoe, Jocassee, Keowee, Sugar Town.
1776 10-Aug Tugaloo River Ninety-Six District Oconee County Maj. Andrew Pickens's militia fought minor skirmish while crossing the Tugaloo River.
1776 12-Aug The Ring Fight Ninety-Six District Oconee County 200 Cherokees attacked Col. Andrew Pickens and 25 militia. From a circle, firing in turn, the patriots held off attackers until a rescue force arrived.
1776 12-Aug Tamassee Ninety-Six District Oconee County aka Tomassy; Colonel Williamson and Col. Andrew Pickens defeated a large Cherokee war party and burned the Indian town of Tamassee.
1777 13-Feb Charleston Harbor #5 Charles Town District Charleston County SC Navy captured five ships.
1777 21-Apr Coast off Charleston #1 Charles Town District Charleston County HMS Galatea captured privateer Francois.
1777 8-May SC Coast #1 Charles Town District Charleston County GA privateer St. Louis captured the Industry and sent it to Charleston
1777 20-May Treaty of Dewitt's Corner Ninety-Six District Anderson County Cherokee sued for peace, lost most of their lands east of the mountains.
1777 1-Jun Charleston Harbor #6 Charles Town District Charleston County Two British ships flying French colors captured Patriots who came out to greet them.
1777 5-Jun SC Coast #2 Charles Town District Charleston County Philadelphia privateer Lively captured the Union and sends it to Charleston
1777 14-Jun Stono Inlet Charles Town District Charleston County British vessels chase a Patriot vessel into Charleston harbor.
1777 2-Jul Charleston Harbor #7 Charles Town District Charleston County Two British ships disguised as Patriot merchant ships entered the harbor and seized Patriot ship Franklin and escaped.
1777 5-Aug Reedy River Ninety-Six District Laurens County Patriots found many Loyalists gathering and captured many of them.
1777 Nov. SC Coast #3 Georgetown District Georgetown County Continental Navy sloop Providence captures unknown ship and takes it to Georgetown.
1778 8-Jun Coast off Charleston #2 Charles Town District Charleston County Loyalist privateer Enterprize captured Patriot privateer Little Sue.
1778 19-Jun Charleston Harbor #8 Charles Town District Charleston County Connecticut brig Defence and SC Navy sloop Volant captured St. Augustine privateers Governor Tonyn's Revenge and the Ranger.
1778 6-Aug Bull Island Bay Charles Town District Charleston County British privateer Revenge captured Patriot schooner Charlotte in Bull Island Bay.
1778 16-Aug Surrender of Sally Beaufort District Beaufort County British merchant ship Sally surrendered to Patriot forces near Beaufort.
1778 28-Nov SC Coast #4 Charles Town District Charleston County SC Navy frigate General Moultrie captured Loyalist privateer.
1778 16-Dec Port Royal Harbor Beaufort District Beaufort County Patriot's newly-acquired Sally had brief encounter with a British privateer.
1778 17-Dec Edisto Inlet Charles Town District Charleston County After entering the inlet, a British privateer came under fire from Patriots, who captured British sailors left behind.
1778 31-Dec St. Helena Sound Beaufort District Beaufort County British supply ship blown off course by storm, taken by local Patriots.
1779 1-Jan Zubly's Ferry Beaufort District Jasper County After the fall of Savannah, Col. Archibald Campbell continued to move up the Savannah River towards Purrysburg.
1779 Feb. Fort Independence Ninety-Six District Abbeville County Patriot militia vs. James Boyd, fort captured and burned.
1779 1-Feb Fort Lyttleton #1 Beaufort District Beaufort County Capt. John Francis DeTreville spiked guns and blew up fort to prevent its capture by British.
1779 1-Feb Hilton Head Beaufort District Beaufort County British come ashore, brief skirmish with Patriots, then burned several homes.
1779 1-Feb Bull's Plantation Beaufort District Beaufort County British landed forces to plunder plantations, met with light resistance from local Patriots.
1779 3-Feb Port Royal Island #1 Beaufort District Beaufort County aka Battle of Beaufort; Major General Moultrie defeated a British detachment.
1779 6-Feb Thomas's Plantation Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County aka Fair Forest. Loyalist Lt. Col. John Moore led an attack to capture SC Patriot Col. John Thomas, Sr. and Lt. Col. William Wofford.
1779 9-Feb Middleton's Ferry Ninety-Six District McCormick County Capt. Cooper, GA Rgt of Horse Rangers vs. Capt. Moses Wheatley, E FL Rangers, captured.
1779 14-Feb Cherokee Ford Ninety-Six District Abbeville County aka McGowan's Blockhouse. Colonel Boyd commanded the Loyalists, numbering 500. Patriot Capt. Robert Anderson, who had a small force, defeated the Loyalists and captured many.
1779 19-Feb SC Coast #5 Charles Town District Charleston County Massachussetts privateer Monmouth skirmishes with unknown ship.
1779 21-Feb Georgetown #1 Georgetown District Georgetown County Patriot militia captured a British landing party from a privateer chasing a Patriot merchant ship that had run aground.
1779 March SC Coast #6 Charles Town District Charleston County Charleston Privateer Addison captured five ships.
1779 6-Mar Georgetown #2 Georgetown District Georgetown County Patriot militia captured yet another British privateer attempted to steal local boats.
1779 18-Mar Bull's Inlet Charles Town District Charleston County After chasing a Patriot merchant ship aground, a British privateeer tried to board it.  After hard fight, the British won the ship.
1779 22-Apr Black Swamp Beaufort District Jasper County Loyalists disguised as Indians attacked and captured a company of six men in the SC 6th Regiment.
1779 29-Apr Prevost's March Beaufort District/ Charles Town District Jasper County, Hampton County, Beaufort County, Colleton County, Dorchester County, Charleston County April 29 - July 8. Gen. Augustine Prevost with over 3,000 men left Savannah and crossed the lowcountry in an attempt to capture Charleston.
1779 29-Apr Purrysburg Beaufort District Jasper County The British fired upon Purrysburg while Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln was here.
1779 3-May Coosawhatchie Beaufort District Jasper County Patriots fought a brisk engagement in which Lt. Col. John Laurens was wounded in the arm.
1779 4-May Tullifinny Hill Beaufort District Jasper County Col. William Moultrie decided to make a stand at Tullifinny Hill, a small hill overlooking the river of the same name.
1779 6-May Butler vs. British Foragers Beaufort District Colleton County Maj. Pierce Butler surprises a small group of British foragers.
1779 7-May Fishpond Bridge Charles Town District Colleton County After Maitland had repaired the Saltketcher Bridge, he marched thirteen miles to the Fishpond Bridge, where his men were fired upon.
1779 10-May Fort Lyttleton #2 Beaufort District Beaufort County BG Pulaski vs. Maj. James Moncrief. On approach of British ships, Americans burned the fort.
1779 11-May Charleston Neck Charles Town District Charleston County 5/11-5/13, attempted siege of Charleston; Major General A. Prevost had to break his planned siege when Patriot forces under Maj. Gen. Lincoln approached to reinforce Brig. Gen. Moultrie. 
1779 14-May SC Coast #7 Charles Town District Charleston County Capture of schooner Tomlinson by British, then recaptured by Patriots. Then SC Navy captures the Liberty.
1779 16-May SC Coast #8 Charles Town District Charleston County Two Continental Navy frigates captured two ships bound for New York.
1779 20-May Matthews' Plantation Charles Town District Charleston County In a night attack, British troops cut to pieces two companies of Patriots garrisoned in the plantation of Capt. John Matthews.
1779 1-Jun 13-Mile House Charles Town District Charleston County BG Pulaski with BG Isaac Huger skirmish with Gen. Prevost's retreating forces.
1779 6-Jun Near Charleston Charles Town District Charleston County Col. Andrew Pickens intercepted Loyalist militia.
1779 20-Jun Stono Ferry Charles Town District Charleston County Maj. Gen. Lincoln engaged a British rear guard under Lt. Col. John Maitland.
1779 20-Jun Schooner "Rattlesnake" Charles Town District Charleston County Patriot schooner Rattlesnake commanded by Capt Frisbie (Frisby) was attacked in the Stono River by some 60 British grenadiers.
1779 21-Jun Santee River Georgetown District Georgetown County Two British privateers entered the river to plunder plantations, one captured by local Patriots, the other driven off.
1779 22-Jun Galley Fight Charles Town District Charleston County aka Stanyarne's Plantation. Patriots sent three galleys up the Stono River.  They captured a British schooner and attacked shore batteries
1779 27-Jun Capture of 7 British Vessels Charles Town District Charleston County Three Patriot brigs and several other armed vessels attacked a seven-ship convoy bringing supplies to the British.
1779 July Port Royal Island #2 Beaufort District Beaufort County Lt. Lewis Ogier met Loyalists driving cattle to Gen. Prevost's army.
1779 23-Jul Hunting Island Beaufort District Beaufort County British sloop ran aground.  Patriots attacked, burned it and captured 200 slaves that had been taken in Charleston area.
1779 23-Jul Savannah River #1 Beaufort District Jasper County Sgt. William Jasper with 4 Georgians captured seven Loyalists and recovered twelve stolen slaves.
1779 30-Aug Ash's Point Beaufort District Beaufort County Patriots surprised a British picket line killing several and driving off the rest.
1779 11-Sep Charleston Harbor #9 Charles Town District Charleston County French frigate L'Amazone vs. HMS Ariel.
1779 24-Sep Off Hilton Head #1 Beaufort District Beaufort County Five French ships vs. three Royal Navy ships.
1780 11-Feb Ocaysalio of James Island Charles Town District Charleston County 2/11 - 2/14
1780 11-Feb North Edisto Inlet Charles Town District Charleston County British landed here on this date with over 8,500 troops.
1780 22-Feb Stono Charles Town District Charleston County Patriot militia cavalry attacked and captured small British force.
1780 26-Feb Oohey River Charles Town District Charleston County Maj. Chevalier Pierre-François Vernier of Pulaski's Legion ambushed British foragers.
1780  26-Feb Fort Johnson Charles Town District Charleston County USS Ranger and USS Providence fired on British troops near the recently abandoned fort.
1780 5-Mar Matthews' Ferry Charles Town District Charleston County Elements of Pulaski’s Legion scouted the British redoubt at Matthew’s Ferry. The British fired upon the reconnaissance patrol, and Maj. Vernier suffered the loss of several men and horses.
1780 6-Mar Ferguson's Plantation Charles Town District Charleston County Two British light infantry battalions tried to surprise the American cavalry near Ferguson’s plantation, by crossing the Wappoo River and marching throughout the night.
1780 11-Mar Wappoo Creek Charles Town District Charleston County USS Notre Dame fired upon British troops on the shore at the mouth of this creek.
1780 12-Mar Two Sisters' Ferry Beaufort County Jasper County Skirmish between Capt. Felix Warley and Capt. Archibald Campbell.
1780 12-Mar Salkehatchie Charles Town District/ Beaufort District Colleton County/ Hampton County British on their way to Charleston surprised a Patriot militia.
1780 14-Mar McPherson's Plantation Beaufort District Hampton County Loyalist vs. Loyalist mistaken friendly fire.  Maj Patrick Ferguson and Maj. Charles Cochrane.
1780 15-Mar St. Andrew's Parish Church Charles Town District Charleston County Unk. American cdr. vs. Lt. Col. James Webster.
1780 21-Mar Wappoo Cut Charles Town District Charleston County Hessians ambushed Patriots.
1780 22-Mar St. Andrew's Creek Charles Town District Charleston County Brig. Gen. Alexander Leslie led a British force toward Dayton Hall and Middleton Place when they were attacked by a small Patriot force.
1780 23-Mar Pon Pon Charles Town District Charleston County aka Bee's Plantation. British Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton and his Legion on their way to Charleston killed ten Patriots, captured four, siezed many horses.
1780 25-Mar Dorchester Road Charles Town District Charleston County Hessians detected Patriot cavalry and brief skirmish ensued.
1780 27-Mar Rantowles Bridge Charles Town District Charleston County Scene of Lt. Colonel William Washington's first cavalry fight with Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton.
1780 28-Mar Siege of Charleston Charles Town District Charleston County 3/28 - 5/12.
1780 29-Mar Gibbes' Plantation Charles Town District Charleston County Lt. Gen. Charles Cornwallis, was approaching Gibbes Plantation. Lt. Col. John Laurens ordered to stop the British advance. 
1780 1-Apr SC Coast #9 Charles Town District Charleston County SC Navy and SC privateer capture two New York privateers.
1780 8-Apr Sullivan's Island #5 Charles Town District Charleston County 11 British ships fired on Ft. Moultrie and got inside Charleston harbor.
1780 12-Apr Sullivan's Island #6 Charles Town District Charleston County 3 British ships fired on Ft. Moultrie.
1780 13-Apr Battle of Charleston Charles Town District Charleston County One of the days with significant fighting till May 12th. British opened up with a large cannonade of the city.
1780 14-Apr Moncks Corner #1 Charles Town District Berkeley County Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton scattered the Patriot militia and a few Continentals under BG Isaac Huger.
1780 20-Apr Charleston Shore Batteries Charles Town District Charleston County Patriot shore batteries opened fire on three British ships that moved to a position near Fort Johnson.
1780 20-Apr Wando River Charles Town District Charleston County/ Berkeley County aka Brickyard, aka Cainhoy. Lt. Col. Tarleton captured nine Patriot sloops and twenty cannon.
1780 23-Apr Mt. Pleasant Shore Battery Charles Town District Charleston County Shore battery exchanged fire with HMS Sandwich.
1780 24-Apr Charleston Trench Work Charles Town District Charleston County Patriot troops attack a British trench work driving off the work party and took several prisoners.
1780 25-Apr Sullivan's Island #7 Charles Town District Charleston County The British ship HMS Germain fired on Fort Moultrie as it entered into Charleston harbor.
1780 28-Apr Haddrell's Point #1 Charles Town District Charleston County A party of patriot troops patrolling outside of the defending works was surprised and taken prisoner.
1780 May Mobley's Meetinghouse Camden District Fairfield County A body of Loyalist marauders, assembled at Mobley's Meetinghouse in Fairfield district, were attacked and defeated by Patriots under the command of Lt. Col. William Bratton.
1780 May Morris Ford Earthworks Orangeburgh District Barnwell County Capt. Mumford, in attempting to make his way to the American Army, was killed by Loyalists at Morris’ Ford, Salkehatchie.
1780 2-May Haddrell's Point #2 Charles Town District Charleston County Loyalist Maj. Patrick Ferguson and sixty American Volunteers marched to Haddrell's Point to attack the small fort.
1780 6-May Moncks Corner #2 Charles Town District Berkeley County Patriot cavalry under Lt. Col. Anthony White surprised and captured a detachment of British regulars that were foraging.
1780 6-May Ball's Plantation Charles Town District Berkeley County Elias Ball's Plantation. Capt. Baylor Hill vs. Lt. Ash.
1780 6-May Lenud's Ferry Georgetown District/ Charles Town District Williamsburg County/ Berkeley County aka Lanneau's Ferry; Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton dispersed the Patriot cavalry under Lt. Col. Anthony White and Lt. Col. William Washington.
1780 7-May Fort Moultrie #2 Charles Town District Charleston County aka Sullivan's Island.  British finally take the fort.
1780 8-May Bombardment of Charleston Charles Town District Charleston County One of the days with significant bombardment in Charleston.
1780 12-May Surrender of Charleston Charles Town District Charleston County Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln surrendered all of the existing Continental Army in SC, plus much of the SC militia.
1780 29-May Waxhaws Camden District Lancaster County aka Buford's Massacre; Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton and his Legion bayoneted 113 Continental soldiers of Col. Buford's Virginia unit.
1780 31-May Near Waxhaws Camden District Lancaster County Capt. Christian Huck of Lt. Col. Tarleton's Legion murders innocent man.
1780 31-May Beckhamville Camden District Chester County aka Beckham's Old Field. Capt. John McClure and Capt. John Simpson dispersed about 200 Loyalists.
1780 June Bullock's Fork Camden District York County Loyalist Lt. Alexander Chesney attacked Patriot party crossing the ford.
1780 10-Jun Gibson's Meeting House Camden District Fairfield County Lt. Col. William Bratton vs. Loyalist Col. Charles Coleman.
1780 11-Jun Fishing Creek Church Camden District Chester County Capt. Christian Huck of Lt. Col. Tarleton's Legion murdered another innocent man.
1780 12-Jun Rocky Creek Settlement #1 Camden District Chester County Lt. Col. George Turnbull murdered Capt. Benjamin Land.
1780 18-Jun Hill's Iron Works Camden District York County British Capt. Christian Huck was ordered to destroy Hill's Iron Works.
1780  1-Jul Capture of Georgetown Georgetown District Georgetown County Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot with Capt. John Plumer Ardesoif seize ships in Georgetown Harbor.
1780 12-Jul Brandon's Camp Ninety-Six District Union County aka Brandon's Defeat. Capt. William Cunningham attacked Col. Thomas Brandon at his own backwoods camp.
1780 12-Jul Cedar Springs Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County Col. John Thomas, Jr. and his 1st Spartan Regiment fended off a Loyalist surprise attack at night.
1780 12-Jul Stallions Plantation Camden District York County aka Stalling's Plantation.  Patriots under Brandon attack Loyalists that had gotten his men at Brandon's Camp earlier.
1780 12-Jul Williamson's Plantation Camden District York County aka Brattonsville, Hucks' Defeat, Presbyterian Rebellion; Patriot forces defeated Col. Ferguson and Capt. Hucks, who was finally killed.
1780 13-Jul Gowen's Old Fort Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County 7/13-7/14; 35 GA Patriots under Capt. John Jones struck a camp of sleeping Loyalists.
1780 15-Jul Earle's Ford Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County Capt. James Dunlap and a Loyalist force was sent to attack the Patriot camp of Col. Charles McDowell.
1780 16-Jul McDowells' Camp Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County Same engagement as Earle's Ford directly above.
1780 17-Jul Prince's Fort Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County After the attack on McDowell's Camp, the Loyalists retreated to their own camp at Prince's Fort, and were caught by the Patriots. Dunlap lost ten men killed.
1780 20-Jul Lawson's Fork Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County Anxious for the capture of Capt. Patrick Moore, Maj. Joseph Dickson and Capt. William Johnston were sent out to apprehend this noted Loyalist leader.
1780 20-Jul Flat Rock Camden District Kershaw County NC Maj. William Richardson Davie’s interdiction of a supply convoy from Camden to the British outpost at Hanging Rock.
1780 20-Jul Beaver Creek Ford Camden District Kershaw County Riding east after his successful raid at Flat Rock, Maj. William Richardson Davie (NC) was fired upon by Loyalists lying concealed near the ford at Beaver Creek.
1780  25-Jul Marr's Bluff Cheraws District Darlington County/ Marlboro County aka Hunt's Bluff. A flotilla of British flatboats was heading towards Charleston on the Pee Dee River. The transports contained sick soldiers and was being escorted by Loyalist militia.
1780 26-Jul Thicketty Fort Ninety-Six District Cherokee County aka Fort Anderson. NC, SC, and GA Patriots attacked and captured the Loyalist fort with all of its supplies and arms.
1780 30-Jul Rocky Mount Camden District Fairfield County Col. Thomas Sumter's first engagement after the Fall of Charleston.
1780 30-Jul Hanging Rock #1 Camden District Lancaster County Maj. William Richardson Davie sent on diversion during battle of Rocky Mount.
1780 1-Aug SC Coast #10 Georgetown District Georgetown County SC Navy and two PA privateers captured three ships.
1780 1-Aug Green Spring Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County Loyalist force of 210 men, commanded by Maj. Patrick Ferguson, vs. a Patriot force of 196 men led by Col. Elijah Clarke (GA).
1780 3-Aug Rocky Creek Camden District Chester County Skirmish, Col. Thomas Sumter vs. Maj. John Carden. Col. Andrew Neel killed.
1780 6-Aug Hanging Rock #2 Camden District Lancaster County Col. Thomas Sumter and large Patriot force attacked British post and inflicted heavy casualties.
1780 7-Aug Kingstree #1 Georgetown District Williamsburg County Col. Tarleton burned homes, took prisoners at Kingstree on his way to Camden.
1780 8-Aug Wofford's Iron Works Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County aka 2nd Cedar Springs. Colonels Elijah Clarke and Isaac Shelby were attacked by large group of Loyalists under Maj. Patrick Ferguson. 
1780 11-Aug Little Lynches Creek Camden District Kershaw County Continental Army Maj. Gen. Horatio Gates's entrance into South Carolina met by Francis, Lord Rawdon.
1780 12-Aug Brown's Creek Ninety-Six District Union County Maj. Patrick Ferguson and Capt. Alexander Chesney vs. Capt. John Moffett.
1780 12-Aug Port's Ferry Georgetown District Florence County/ Marion County Lt. Col. Francis Marion fought his first skirmish with Tory calvary under Maj. Micajah Ganey. The Loyalists were routed and fled into the swamps.
1780 15-Aug Carey's Fort Camden District Kershaw County Patriot militia captured Carey's Fort and took a supply convoy arriving from Ninety-Six.
1780 15-Aug Wateree Ferry Camden District Richland County/ Sumter County Ford of the Wateree. Skirmish just after the capture of Carey's Fort.
1780 16-Aug Parker's Old Field Camden District Kershaw County Precursor to the battle of Camden, the night before.
1780 16-Aug Battle of Camden Camden District Kershaw County aka Battle of Gum Swamp or Gates' Defeat; Maj. Gen. Horatio Gates and the Continental Army were badly defeated by Lord Cornwallis and his British forces.
1780 16-Aug Rugeley's Mills #1 Camden District Kershaw County Lt. Col. Tarleton pursued Lt. Col. Armand (VA) and a few NC & SC militia companies who were retreating after the battle of Camden. 
1780 18-Aug Fishing Creek Camden District Chester County aka Catawba Ford, aka Sumter's Defeat; Lt. Col. Tarleton attacked Col. Thomas Sumter's command and defeated it soundly.
1780 18-Aug Musgrove's Mill Ninety-Six District Laurens County Frontier riflemen and militiamen under Col. Isaac Shelby, Col. Elijah Clarke, and Col. James Williams lured the British into an ambush and defeated them.
1780  20-Aug Benbow's Ferry Georgetown District Williamsburg County British Maj. Wemyss destroyed many homes, killed cattle and sheep.
1780 25-Aug Great Savannah Camden District Clarendon County aka Sumter's Plantation. Col. Francis Marion with his partisan force captured a small British detail escorting Patriot prisoners that had been seized at the battle of Camden.
1780 27-Aug Kingstree #2 Georgetown District Williamsburg County Maj. John James attacked Maj. James Wemyss.
1780 Sep. Rouse's Ferry Georgetown District Dillon County Capt. Clayburn Hinson confronted by a NC Loyalist troop.
1780 4-Sep Blue Savannah Georgetown District Marion County Col. Francis Marion led British Loyalists into an ambush and defeated them.
1780 15-Sep Indiantown Church Georgeton District Williamsburg County 15-20 Sep 1780. Maj. James Wemyss burned the church because he considered it a "sedition shop."
1780 15-Sep McGill's Plantation Georgetown District Williamsburg County Maj. James Wemyss began his 15-mile wide swath up the Pee Dee River here.
1780  16-Sep Williamson's Bridge Cheraws District Darlington County Skirmish between Patriot militia Lt. Col. Lemuel Benton and Loyalists in the area.
1780 21-Sep Wahab's Plantation Camden District Lancaster County NC Patriot Col. William R. Davies attacked an encamped group of Loyalists and inflicted heavy casualties.
1780 26-Sep Bigger's Ferry Camden District York County Skirmish, Col. Richard Winn vs. Lt. Col. Tarleton.
1780 28-Sep Pee Dee Swamp Georgetown District Georgetown County Capt. Gavin Witherspoon captured seven Loyalists.
1780 28-Sep Black Mingo Georgetown District Williamsburg County 9/28 - 9/29; Col. Francis Marion attacked a Loyalist encampment and drove them into the swamp.
1780 5-Oct Hollingsworth's Mill Ninety-Six District Union County Small band of Patriots route two different Loyalist groups.
1780 7-Oct Kings Mountain Camden District York County Frontier militia from NC, VA, GA, and SC surrounded Maj. Patrick Ferguson's force at Kings Mountain and defeated them.
1780 7-Oct SC Coast #11 Charles Town District Charleston County SC Navy snow Fair American and Philadelphia privateer Holker vs. HMS Richmond.
1780 25-Oct Tearcoat Swamp Camden District Clarendon County aka Tarcote Swamp, Black River; Francis Marion routed a Loyalist force under Lt. Col. Samuel Tynes. Captured Lt. Col. Tynes and two other officers.
1780 30-Oct Bear Swamp Georgetown District Dillon County NC Colonel Thomas Brown versus Loyalist Capt. Barfield.
1780 Nov. Enoree River Ninety-Six District Laurens County Loyalist Capt. Alexander Chesney and his men captured by Col. Benjamin Roebuck.
1780 Nov. Fort Rutledge Ninety-Six District Pickens County GA Capt. James Dunlap vs. Loyalist Capt. James Dunlap. aka Dunlap's Defeat.
1780 Nov. Fishing Creek #2 Ninety-Six District Chester County Capt. Robert Cooper captured a group of Loyalists in a log cabin.
1780 Nov. Rutledge's Ford Ninety-Six District Laurens County/ Abbeville County Col. Elijah Clarke (GA) vs. unk. Loyalist cdr.
1780 7-Nov Richbourg's Mill Camden District Clarendon County Col. Francis Marion avoided being ambushed by Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton and his British Legion.
1780 8-Nov Ox Swamp Camden District Clarendon County Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton pursued Col. Francis Marion after Marion avoided his ambush of the night before.
1780 9-Nov Fish Dam Ford Camden District/Ninety-Six District Chester County and Union County Line aka Fishdam Ford, Broad River; A search and destroy mission by the British was intended to murder Gen. Thomas Sumter. Sumter wounded. British Maj. James Wemyss captured.
1780 15-Nov White's Plantation Georgetown District Georgetown County aka White's Bridge. Lt. Col. Peter Horry vs. Loyalist Capt. James Lewis, who was killed.
1780 15-Nov Allston's Plantation Georgetown District Georgetown County Skirmish where Col. Francis Marion's nephew, Gabriel, was inhumanely murdered by the Loyalists.
1780 18-Nov Brierley's Ferry Camden District Fairfield County Lt. Col. Tarleton and his Legion was sent from the Wateree in pursuit of Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter. Brief skirmish.
1780 20-Nov Blackstocks Ninety-Six District Union County aka Black Stocks, Tyger River; Lt. Col. Tarleton pushed his cavalry in pursuit of Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter and attacked. This time, Sumter prevailed.
1780 Dec. Hopkins' Place Camden District Chester County Capt. Samuel Otterson surprised a band of Loyalists.
1780  Dec. Kingstree #3 Georgetown District Williamsburg County Col. Francis Marion's men mauled Maj. Robert McLeroth's British regulars.
1780 Dec. Lynches Creek Massacre Georgetown District Florence County Lt. Roger Gordon halted for provisions and refreshments at a tavern and was murdered by a large force of Loyalists.
1780 Dec. Sandy River Camden District Chester County Capt. John McCool and his Patriots defeated by Loyalist Capt. Manning Gose.
1780 4-Dec Rugeley's Mills #2 Camden District Kershaw County aka Rugley's Mills; Lt. Col. William Washington's calvary captured 114 Loyalist soldiers and officers.
1780 12-Dec Long Canes Ninety-Six District McCormick County Attack by Patriots against a British force four times their number resulted in GA Militia leader, Col. Elijah Clarke, sustaining serious wounds.
1780 12-Dec Halfway Swamp #1 Camden District Clarendon County Col. Francis Marion engaged a British/Loyalist group, which surprised them. An attempt to trap the Loyalists at Singleton's Mill failed when it was discovered that the Singleton family had smallpox.
1780 14-Dec Indian Creek Ninety-Six District Newberry County Col. Joseph Hayes vs. Loyalist Maj. Moses Buffington.
1780 14-Dec Nelson's Ferry Charles Town District Orangeburg County British boat captured and burned by Col. Francis Marion's men.
1780 14-Dec Singleton's Mill Camden District Sumter County Skirmish, Maj. John James vs. Maj. Robert McLeroth
1780 16-Dec Bear Island Charles Town District Colleton County Unknown vs. detachment of GA Loyalist Militia.
1780 25-Dec Georgetown #3 Georgetown District Georgetown County Lt. Col. George Campbell captured one Patriot officer in a skirmish.
1780 26-Dec Cheraw Cheraws District Chesterfield County Brig. Gen. Henry Harrington vs. Lt. Col. Robert Gray. Probably happened in October and not late December.
1780 28-Dec Georgetown #4 Georgetown District Georgetown County Lt. Col. Peter Horry vs. Cornet Thomas Merritt.
1780  28-Dec Black River Ferry Road Georgetown District Georgetown County Lt. Col. Peter Horry skirmished with Loyalist Maj. Micajah Gainey, wounding him.
1780 29-Dec Kingstree #4 Georgetown District Williamsburg County Cornet Merritt with some Queen's Rangers made a quick raid of the Kingstree area.
1780 29-Dec Hammond's Store Ninety-Six District Laurens County Lt. Col.William Washington with Continental Dragons and mounted militia attacked Georgia Loyalists. The Loyalists suffered 150 casualties.
1780 30-Dec Williams's Plantation Ninety-Six District Newberry County Col. Joseph Hayes and one company of Continentals, three companies of militia capture Loyalists under BG Robert Cunningham. Most get away.
1781 Jan. Brier Creek Massacre Orangeburgh District Allendale County GA Loyalist Col. Daniel McGirth murdered seventeen civilians.
1781 Jan. Lee's Creek Camden District Chester County Lt. Gen. Charles Cornwallis marching north lost several officers to surprise attack at breakfast.
1781 Jan. Long Canes #2 Ninety-Six District McCormick County Maj. James Dunlap plundered and abused civilians.
1781 6-Jan Georgetown #5 Georgetown District Georgetown County Lt. Col. George Campbell ambushed by Patriots again.
1781  6-Jan
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Waccamaw Neck Georgetown District Georgetown County aka Brookgreen Plantation. Lt. Col. Peter Horry with 80 horsemen met Lt. Col. George Campbell with 60 men.
1781 15-Jan Road to Burr's Mill Ninety-Six District Cherokee County Capt. George Gresham, with some militia, surprised a small advance party of Lt. Col. Tarleton’s and took two prisoners.
1781 16-Jan Conyers' Action Camden District Clarendon County Capt. Clement Conyers attacks a small group of Loyalists, killing four and capturing two.
1781 17-Jan Cowpens Ninety-Six District Cherokee County Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan soundly defeated Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton.
1781 18-Jan Love's Ford Camden District Chester County A group under Capt. Samuel Otterson found Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton's baggage train at Love's Ford on the Broad River.
1781 22-Jan Matthew's Bluff Orangeburgh District Allendale County Capt. James McKay ambush Loyalists who took part in Brier Creek Massacre.
1781 24-Jan Wiggin's Hill Orangeburgh District Allendale County Lt. Col. William Harden retreated due to the superior number of the British forces under the command of Lt. Col. Thomas Brown.
1781 24-Jan Georgetown #6 Georgetown District Georgetown County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion and Lt. Col. Henry Lee attacked Georgetown, captured Lt. Col. George Campbell, but could not hold their winnings.
1781  30-Jan Wantoot Plantation Charles Town District Berkeley County Capt. Daniel Conyers captures 46 British Regulars.
1781  31-Jan Wadboo Bridge #1 Charles Town District Berkeley County Capt. John Postell captured British supply depot and all provisions.
1781 31-Jan Moncks Corner #3 Charles Town District Berkeley County aka Keithfield Plantation. Capt. John Postell raided the British garrison and captured thirty British.
1781 Feb Muddy Spring Orangeburgh District Lexington County Skirmish, Lt. Col. Philemon Waters vs. Loyalists.
1781 Feb. Watkins Ninety-Six District Newberry County Col. Benjamin Roebuck skirmished with evenly-matched Loyalist group.
1781 1-Feb Manigault's Ferry #1 Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Col. James Postell captured four Loyalists and destroyed all the provisions at this location.
1781  5-Feb Wando Landing Charles Town District Berkeley County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion captures 30 prisoners, including officers.
1781 15-Feb Waccamaw River Georgetown District Horry County Capt. John Clarke captured at his own home by Loyalist Lt. John Wilson.
1781  15-Feb Halfway Swamp #2 Camden District Clarendon County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion encountered Maj. Robert McLeroth bringing up supplies west of the Santee River.
1781 19-Feb Fort Granby #1 Orangeburgh District Lexington County February 19-21, Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter attacked the British post with no success.
1781 21-Feb DePeyster's Capture Georgetown District Georgetown County aka Postell's Plantation. Capt. John Postell captured Capt. James DePeyster with 28 men of NC Loyalist Fanning's Regiment at his father's plantation.
1781 22-Feb Thomson's Plantation Orangeburgh District Calhoun County aka Belleville. Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter attacked British post, again with no success.
1781 22-Feb Manigault's Ferry #2 Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Capt. Wade Hampton skirmished with British and lost several men.
1781 23-Feb Big Savannah Orangeburgh District Calhoun County Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter, with Col. Edward Lacey and Col. William Bratton ambushed a British convoy heading to Fort Motte.
1781 23-Feb Fork of Edisto River Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Lt. Col. Jacob Rumph and his Patriots were attacked at Four Mile Creek near the forks of the Edisto. Eighteen Patriots were killed.
1781 24-Feb Fort Watson #1 Camden District Clarendon County aka Wright's Bluff. Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter attacked this British post, again with no success and significant losses.
1781 March Fair Forest Creek #1 Ninety-Six District Union County Lt. John Jolly with seven men routed by large group of Loyalists.
1781 March Wylie's Plantation Camden District Chester County Lt. James Kennedy surprised a larger group of Loyalists.
1781 2-Mar Fair Forest Creek #2 Ninety-Six District Union County Maj. Joseph McJunkin surprised by Loyalists.
1781 2-Mar Mud Lick Creek Ninety-Six District Newberry County Patriots led by Col. Benjamin Roebuck, who was wounded and taken prisoner.
1781 3-Mar Rocky Creek Settlement #2 Camden District Chester County Capt. Benjamin Land vs. Capt. Daniel Muse.
1781  6-Mar Radcliffe's Bridge Camden District Lee County aka Ratcliff's Bridge. Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter vs. Maj. Thomas Fraser.
1781 6-Mar Lynches Creek Camden District Kershaw County Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter struck by Maj. Thomas Fraser again. 
1781 6-Mar Wiboo Swamp Camden District Clarendon County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion began an action which thwarted the British column led by Lt. Col. John Watson marching from Ft. Watson to Georgetown.
1781 8-Mar Mount Hope Swamp Georgetown District Williamsburg County Lt. Col. Hugh Horry and a small force attacked Lt. Col. John Watson again.
1781 12-Mar Witherspoon's Plantation Georgetown District Williamsburg County March 12-13. Brig. Gen. Francis Marion vs. Lt .Col. John Watson again.
1781  14-Mar Black River Bridge Georgetown District Williamsburg County aka Lower Bridge. March 14-15. Brig. Gen. Francis Marion continued to harass British Lt. Col. John Watson as he marches from Ft. Watson to Georgetown.
1781 15-Mar Blakely's Plantation Georgetown District Williamsburg County March 15-16. Brig. Gen. Francis Marion vs. Lt. Col. John Watson.
1781 20-Mar Sampit Bridge #1 Georgetown District Georgetown County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion continually harrassing Lt. Col. John Watson's march from Ft. Watson to Georgetown, skirmish on bridge.
1781 21-Mar Dutchman's Creek Camden District Fairfield County Lord Rawdon sent a detachment of the NY Volunteers to attack a body of Patriots organizing at Dutchman's Creek.
1781 23-Mar Beattie's Mill Ninety-Six District Abbeville County Col. Elijah Clarke (GA) and Lt. Col. James McCall (SC) met Maj. James Dunlap and defeated him.
1781 23-Mar Snow's Island Georgetown District Florence County/ Marion County Col. Wellbore Ellis Doyle and his NY Volunteers destroyed Marion's "hideout" in the Pee Dee.
1781 28-Mar Sampit Bridge #2 Georgetown District Georgetown County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion's final attack on Lt. Col. John Watson while he was on his way to Georgetown.
1781 April Matthew's Bluff Orangeburgh District Allendale County Lt. Kemp and 30 men sent to destroy a Patriot force which had been raiding supply boats on the Savannah River. 
1781 April Parker's Ferry #1 Charles Town District Colleton County/ Dorchester County Patriot Col. William Harden skirmishes with 160 British Regulars.
1781 1-Apr Bear Bluff Georgetown District Horry County Capt. Daniel Morrall vs. Loyalist Capt. Joshua Long.
1781 2-Apr Black River Georgetown District Georgetown County aka Wragg's Ferry. Twenty Queen's Rangers, commanded by Lt. John Wilson, were sent to cover a detail that was loading flatboats. They were attacked by a group commanded by Lt. Col. Lemuel Benton.
1781 3-Apr Horner's Corner Ninety-Six District Edgefield County aka Horner's Creek.  Patriot Capt. Thomas Key attacked at party of Loyalists assembled at the residence of Loyalist Capt. Clarke on Horner's Creek. 
1781 3-Apr Hammond's Mill Ninety-Six District Aiken County Capt. Thomas Key followed up with an attack on a Loyalist company at Col. LeRoy Hammond's mill on the Savannah River. 
1781 3-Apr Witherspoon's Ferry Georgetown District Florence County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion attacked a larger British force at Witherspoon's Ferry with little success.
1781 5-Apr Salkehatchie Bridge Charles Town District/Beaufort District Colleton County/ Hampton County Col. William Harden vs. Loyalist Capt. Edward Fenwick.
1781 7-Apr Four Holes Swamp Charles Town District Dorchester County Col. William Harden surprised and captured Capt. John Barton and SC Loyalists.
1781 8-Apr Barton's Post Charles Town District Colleton County Maj. John Cooper's detachment of Col. Harden's Regiment captured Loyalist post, killed its captain and three men.
1781 8-Apr Pocotaligo Road Charles Town District Colleton County aka Patterson's Bridge. Patriot Col. Harden and British Capt. Edward Fenwick both knew each other were in the area and both wanted to surprise the other. The two forces met en route to each other and Col. Harden again lost.
1781 9-Apr Waxhaws Church Camden District Lancaster County Capt. John Coffin with 150 Loyalists burned the meetinghouse and several homes.
1781 11-Apr Pocotaligo / Fort Balfour Beaufort District Beaufort County At Van Bibber's Tavern in village of Pocotaligo, Patriot Col. Harden captured Col. Fenwick, Col. Lechmere, and seven men.
1781 13-Apr McPherson's Plantation Georgetown District Marion County East side of Pee Dee River
1781 16-Apr Fort Watson #2 Camden District Clarendon County aka Wright's Bluff. April 16-23, Lt. Col. Henry Lee and his Legion, with a small continengent of NC Continentals, joined Brig. Gen. Francis Marion in a successful siege of Fort Watson, which was built on an Indian mound.
1781 17-Apr Brown's Mill Cheraws District Marlboro County aka Muddy Creek. Skirmish, Capt. Malachi Murphy vs. Maj. Micajah Gainey and Capt. David Fanning.
1781 17-Apr Cashua Ferry Church Cheraws District Marlboro County aka Cashway Ferry, Brownsville Church, Muddy Creek Church. The church building became the object of a furious skirmish between the Patriots and Loyalists.
1781 19-Apr Logtown Camden District Kershaw County Maj. Gen. Nathanael Green's troops skirmished with Lord Rawdon’s forces.
1781 20-Apr Mobley & Sandy Run Camden District Unknown Brig. Gen. Sumter got revenge on Coffin's raid of the Waxhaws by sending men to burn and kill Loyalists in the Mobley and Sandy Run settlements.
1781 22-Apr Camden Mill Camden District Kershaw County Continentals vs. a picket of the British at a mill near Camden. 
1781 25-Apr Hobkirk's Hill Camden District Kershaw County Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene and the Continental Army engaged the British forces under Lord Rawdon.
1781 26-Apr Ambush of Coffin Camden District Kershaw County Lt. Col. William Washington was sent to scout area after battle of Hobkirk's Hill. He found and lured Maj. John Coffin and a force of mounted infantry and dragoons into an ambush.
1781  27-Apr Drowning Creek Georgetown District Marion County Patriot Col. Abel Kolb learned of Loyalists had reassembled under Maj. Micajah Gainey at Drowning Creek.
1781 27-Apr Hulin's Mill Georgetown District Dillon County Patriot Col. Abel Kolb, Lt. Col. Lemuel Benton, Capt. John Cox, and Capt. Joseph Dabbs surprised Loyalists John Deer, Osborn Lane, and Caleb Williams.
1781 28-Apr Kolb's Murder Cheraws District Marlboro County Loyalist Capt. Joseph Jones, infuriated at Col. Abel Kolb for Drowing Creek and Hulin's Mill, assembled some 50 men at Maidendown Bay and rode towards the Pee Dee. They killed Col. Kolb at his own home that night.
1781 1-May Friday's Ferry Camden District/ Orangeburg District Richland County/ Lexington County Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter's militia and state troops attacked Loyalists guarding the ferry, killing them and seizing control of the ferry.
1781 1-May Bush River #1 Ninety-Six District Newberry County Col. John Thomas, Jr. ambuscaded a group of Loyalists.
1781 7-May Fort Motte Orangeburgh District Calhoun County May 7-12. Brig. Gen. Francis Marion wtih Lt. Col. Henry Lee forced British Lt. McPherson and 143 men out of the post by setting it on fire.
1781 8-May Sawney's Creek Camden District Kershaw County aka Sandy Creek. Lord Rawdon crossed the Wateree Ferry and moved to attack what he thought was the main American force at Sawney Creek.
1781 8-May Fair Forest Creek #3 Ninety-Six District Union County aka Hayes' Defeat. Col. Joseph Hayes was sent out to attack a large Loyalist force on Fair Forest Creek.
1781 10-May Evacuation of Camden Camden District Kershaw County Lord Rawdon evacuated Camden. It was leave or starve.
1781 11-May Orangeburgh #1 Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter and a large group of state troops and militia finally take the British post.
1781 14-May Fort Granby #2 Orangeburgh District Lexington County May 14-15. Lt. Col. Henry Lee captured Fort Granby, led by Maj. Maxwell and 350 men, mostly militia, without resistance.
1781 15-May Beech Island Orangeburgh District Aiken County Col. Elijah Clarke and his Patriots defeated a detachment of the King's Rangers under the command of Lt. Col. Thomas Brown.
1781 20-May Near Ninety-Six Ninety-Six District Greenwood County Lt. Col. William Washington vs. Loyalist Maj. William Young.
1781 21-May Fort Galphin Orangeburgh District Aiken County aka Fort Dreadnaught. Lt. Col. Henry Lee's Legion with Col. LeRoy Hammond's militia captured the fort with all the Indian goods confiscated.
1781 21-May Siege of Ninety-Six Ninety-Six District Greenwood County Maj. Gen. Nathanael Green's siege was terminated by the arrival of British reinforcements. A little over a month later, the British finally evacuate.
1781 21-May Bush River #2 Ninety-Six District Newberry County Lt. Col. William Washington on his way to Ninety-Six skirmished with Loyalists.
1781 22-May Saluda River Ninety-Six District Greenwood County Lt. Col. William Washington surprised a party of Loyalists, and killed four.
1781 24-May Beech Island #2 Orangeburgh District Aiken County Capt. Tarleton Brown, Jr. attempted to capture deserters.
1781 28-May Georgetown #7 Georgetown District Georgetown County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion's final thrust to take Georgetown back from British. They headed to their ships in the harbor.
1781 1-Jun Vaudant's Old Field Orangeburgh District Lexington County Lt. Col. Richard Hampton defeated 50 SC Royalists.
1781 3-Jun Snipe's Plantation Charles Town District Colleton County Skirmish, Maj. William Clay Snipes vs. Capt. John Saunders.
1781 5-Jun Georgetown Evacuated Georgetown District Georgetown County British finally left Georgetown, occupied since July 11, 1780.
1781 18-Jun Myddleton's Ambuscade Orangeburgh District Lexington County aka Juniper Springs. Col. Charles Myddleton was patrolling when he ran into an ambush set up by British cavalry Maj. John Coffin.
1781 18-Jun Rogers' Plantation Ninety-Six District Edgefield County aka Rogiard's Plantation, Old Fields. Skirmish, Capt. Thomas Harvey vs. Maj. John Cotton.
1781 July Bloody Savannah Camden District Sumter County Skirmish, Maj. John Singleton (?) vs. Loyalists.
1781 July Dreher's Plantation Orangeburgh District Lexington County Skirmish, Capt. Godfrey Dreher vs. British regulars
1781 July Sandy Run Creek Ninety-Six District Newberry County Skirmish, Maj. Jolly vs. Loyalists.
1781 July Tugaloo River #2 Ninety-Six District Oconee County Col. Robert Anderson destroyed what he could.
1781 July Washington's Raid Charles Town District Berkeley County Lt. Col. William Washington was sent out to sever British communications between the Santee River and Charleston. 
1781 3-Jul Eggleston's Capture Orangeburgh District Lexington County aka Congaree River, aka Friday's Ferry. Continental Capt. Joseph Eggleston sent out to intercept British foragers.
1781  5-Jul Gen. Andrew Williamson's Capture Charles Town District Charleston County aka Horse Savannah. Patriot Col. Isaac Hayne captured Gen. Andrew Williamson at the suburbs of Charleston.
1781 8-Jul Ninety-Six Evacuated Ninety-Six District Greenwood County British Evacuate - Town and Fort Destroyed.
1781 8-Jul Horse Shoe Charles Town District Colleton County aka Ford's Plantation. British Maj. Thomas Fraser with about 90 dragoons was sent out to find Col. Isaac Hayne.
1781 11-Jul 15-Mile House Charles Town District Charleston County Skirmish, Col. Wade Hampton vs. British.
1781 11-Jul 10-Mile House Charles Town District Charleston County Skirmish, Col. Wade Hampton vs. British.
1781 12-Jul Four Holes Bridge Charles Town District Dorchester County Lt. Col. Henry Hampton and others seized this important bridge.
1781 14-Jul Charleston Harbor #10 Charles Town District Charleston County VA privateer Hunter seized the sloop Brier within full view of the British ships in the harbor.
1781 15-Jul Goose Creek Bridge Charles Town District Berkeley County Skirmish, Col. Wade Hampton vs. Lt. Waugh.
1781  15-Jul St. James Goose Creek Church Charles Town District Berkeley County Col. Wade Hampton surrounded the church, captured the congregation, paroled the men, and confiscated several horses for his cavalry troop.
1781 15-Jul Quarter House Charles Town District Charleston County Col. Wade Hampton met the commander of a small garrison about five miles north of the city of Charleston.
1781 16-Jul Strawberry Ferry Charles Town District Berkeley County Skirmish, Col. Wade Hampton vs. two British sloops.
1781 16-Jul Biggin Creek Bridge Charles Town District Berkeley County A mounted force of the Kings SC Rangers made a surprise attack on the camp of Lt. Col. Peter Horry.
1781 17-Jul Wadboo Bridge #2 Charles Town District Berkeley County Lt. Col. Peter Horry and Lt. Col. Hezekiah Maham tearing up the bridge when surprised by British Lt. Col. John Coates.
1781 17-Jul Quinby's Bridge Charles Town District Berkeley County aka Quinby's Plantation; Sumter, Marion, and Lee engaged British Lt. Col. John Coates.
1781 17-Jul Shubrick's Plantation Charles Town District Berkeley County Sumter and Marion caught up with Lt. Col. John Coates. Patriots again ran out of ammunition, and Lt. Col. Coates got away.
1781 25-Jul Orangeburgh #2 Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Capt. John Watts with 20 men vs. Maj. John Doyle with 20-30 men.
1781 27-Jul Hudson's Ferry Beaufort District Hampton County Skirmish, Col. Isaac Shelby vs. Georgia Loyalists.
1781 Aug. Bass's Mill Georgetown District Marion County/ Dillon County aka Murphy's Defeat. Skirmish, Lt. Col. Maurice Murphy vs. Maj. Jesse Barefield.
1781 Aug. Near Orangeburgh Orangeburgh District Orangeburgh County Loyalists surprise Cornet George Carrington escorting prisoners.
1781 1-Aug Cunningham's Raid Ninety-Six District Laurens County Skirmish between Capt. Andrew Barry and Maj. William "Bloody Bill" Cunningham.
1781 2-Aug Georgetown #8 Georgetown District Georgetown County British raiding party landed and burned several houses, stores, and warehouses.
1781 3-Aug McCord's Ferry Camden District/ Orangeburgh District Richland County/ Calhoun County Lt. Col. Henry Lee vs. British suppliers to Orangeburgh.
1781 6-Aug Salley's Cowpens Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County aka Turkey Hill. Capt. Joseph Vince vs. Loyalists under Col. McGirth (GA).
1781 7-Aug Parson's Plantation Charles Town District Colleton County Maj. John Cooper vs. Maj. Thomas Fraser.
1781 15-Aug Four Mile Branch Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County aka Forks of Edisto. Capt. Sterling Turner vs. Capt. William Connaway.
1781 16-Aug Santee River Charles Town District Berkeley County Col. John Ervin sent to disrupt communications along Santee River.
1781 22-Aug Howell's Ferry Orangeburgh District Calhoun County Skirmish - Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene vs. Lt. Col. Alexander Stewart. aka Russell's Ferry.
1781 24-Aug Well's Plantation Charles Town District Berkeley County Skirmish, Capt. William Bennett vs. detachments of the Prince of Wales American Regiment.
1781 27-Aug Godfrey's Savannah Charles Town District Colleton County Failed ambush, Brig. Gen. Francis Marion vs. Lt. Col. Borck.
1781 31-Aug Cypress Swamp Charles Town District Berkeley County Patriot Capt. George Cooper routed a party of Loyalists at Cypress Swamp.
1781 31-Aug Ashley River Church Charles Town District Charleston County Skirmish, Capt. George Cooper vs. unknown Loyalist commander.
1781 31-Aug Charlestown Road Charles Town District Charleston County Capt. George Cooper rode on towards Charlestown and charged a group of Loyalists at a brick church.
1781 31-Aug Parker's Ferry #2 Charles Town District Colleton County/ Dorchester County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion with Col. William Harden ambushed British Maj. Thomas Fraser and his Loyal SC Royal Dragoons.
1781 3-Sep Ridgeway's Fort Ninety-Six District Laurens County aka Dirty Creek. Capt. John Ridgeway vs. Maj. William Cunningham.
1781 5-Sep Steven's Creek Ninety-Six District Edgefield County Loyalist Col. Hezekiah Williams set out from Orangeburgh to raid in the neighborhood of the village of Ninety-Six.
1781 6-Sep Coast off Charlestown #3 Charles Town District Charleston County PA privateer Congress vs. HMS Savage.
1781 6-Sep Turkey Creek Camden District York County Wrong Date. Brig. Gen Daniel Morgan destroyed baggage-wagons, paroled the British officers.
1781 8-Sep Eutaw Springs Charles Town District Orangeburg County Maj. Gen. Greene's Continental Army with the addition of militia fight a bloody battle.
1781 10-Sep Near Moncks Corner Charles Town District Berkeley County Lt. Col. Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee and Lt. Col. Hezekiah Maham attack the British leaving Eutaw Springs.
1781 23-Sep Inland Waterways Beaufort District Beaufort County Col. William Harden's men captured boat with British Capt. Palmer.
1781 Oct. Hell Hole Creek Orangeburgh District Lexington County aka Hartley's Creek. Maj. William "Bloody Bill" Cunningham massacred 28 Patriots.
1781 Oct. Swancey's Ferry Ninety-Six District Laurens County/ Greenwood County aka Swansea's Ferry. Skirmish involving "Bloody Bill" Cunningham.
1781 3-Oct Pratt's Mill Ninety-Six District Abbeville County Skirmish, Capt. John Norwood vs. Maj. William Cunningham.
1781 16-Oct Moncks Corner #4 Charles Town District Berkeley County Lt. Col. Hezekiah Maham with Col. Isaac Shelby (NC) and Col. John Sevier (NC) captured almost 80 British/Loyalists.
1781 20-Oct Off Hilton Head #2 Beaufort District Beaufort County Patriots capture two schooners loaded with rice and 30 slaves.
1781 28-Oct Vince's Fort Orangeburgh District Barnwell County Col. Hezekiah Williams found the Patriot fort recently deserted. He caught up with and captured a few stragglers, then torched the small fort.
1781 Nov. Cloud's Creek #1 Ninety-Six District Saluda County Patriots Capt. Solomon Pope and Capt. James Butler find Loyalist Capt. Neely Carghill with a few men.
1781 Nov. Moore's Plantation Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County aka Walnut Grove. Maj. William Cunningham killed Capt. Steadman while he was lying sick in bed.
1781 Nov. Mount Willing Ninety-Six District Saluda County Capt. Sterling Turner's men vs. Col. Hezekiah Williams.
1781 Nov. R. Hampton's Surprise Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Lt. Col. Richard Hampton surprised by Loyalists under "Bloody Bill" Cunningham.
1781 6-Nov Gowen's Fort Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County Maj. John Gowen's fort was attacked and overrun by Chicamauga Indians and Loyalists.
1781 12-Nov Orangeburgh #3 Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Small group of Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter's men encountered a larger group of Loyalists - Sumter's men were routed.
1781 13-Nov Moore's Surprise Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County aka Rowe's Plantation. Maj. John Moore vs. Maj. William Cunningham.
1781 16-Nov Tarrar's Spring Orangeburgh District Lexington County Capt. James Butler and Capt. Sterling Turner surprised a Loyalist foraging party under Col. Hezekiah Williams.
1781 17-Nov Cloud's Creek #2 Ninety-Six District Saluda County Maj. William Cunningham slaughters Patriot force of 30, including Capt. Sterling Turner and Capt. James Butler.
1781 17-Nov Fair Lawn Plantation Charles Town District Berkeley County Lt. Col. Hezekiah Maham with Col. Isaac Shelby (NC) and Col. John Sevier (NC) vs. Capt. Murdock MacLaine.
1781 19-Nov Hayes' Station Ninety-Six District Laurens County Col. Joseph Hayes massacred by Maj. William Cunningham.
1781 Nov. Duncan's Creek Ninety-Six District Newberry County aka Lawson's Fork. Capt. Christopher Casey vs. Cunningham's men. Murder, James Wood by Maj. William Cunningham.
1781 19-Nov Wappetaw Church Charles Town District Charleston County Skirmish, Lt. Col. Hezekiah Maham vs. Unknown.
1781 1-Dec Fort Dorchester Charles Town District Dorchester County A small Loyalist force sent out to reconnoiter found Maj. Gen. Greene's superior force.
1781 7-Dec McCord's Creek Ninety-Six District Abbeville County Capt. Moses Liddell vs. Loyalist Capt. John Crawford.
1781 19-Dec McQueen's Plantation Charles Town District Charleston County aka Queensborough. Capt. James Armstrong vs. Capt. Ludwig Kienen.
1781 20-Dec Edisto River Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County aka Battle of the Tory Camps, possibly aka Edisto Swamps. Brig. Gen. Andrew Pickens led his troops across the Edisto River and attacked the Loyalist camps.
1781 20-Dec Otranto Charles Town District Charleston County aka Garden's Plantation. Ambush, Capt. James Armstrong vs. Maj. John Coffin.
1781 23-Dec Slaughter Field Orangeburgh District Barnwell County aka Windy Hill. Capt. Benjamin Odom, Jr. vs. Loyalists.
1781 25-Dec Daufuskie Island Beaufort District Beaufort County Local Patriots, known as the Bloody Legion, attacked a local Loyalist militia commander in his home and killed him.
1782 Unk Rush's Mill Orangeburgh District Barnwell County/ Bamberg County Loyalist named Blitchington murdered George Hartzog.
1782 3-Jan Videau's Bridge Charles Town District Berkeley County aka Battle of Smith's Plantation (by British). Loyalist Maj. John Coffin with ~350 infantry and cavalry pitted against Patriot Col. Richard Richardson, Jr. with a mounted force.
1782 12-Jan Raid on John's Island Charles Town District Charleston County aka New Cut. Patriot raiders sent to John's Island via the New Cut to attack the British stationed there. Ran them off.
1782 14-Jan Dorchester #1 Charles Town District Dorchester County Maj. John Coffin surprised Lt. John Kelly and his Continentals.
1782 15-Jan Fenwick Hall Charles Town District Charleston County aka William Gibbes' Plantation. Lt. Col. John Laurens vs. Lt. Col. James H. Craig.
1782  19-Feb Strawberry Ferry Charles Town District Berkeley County Loyalist Col. Benjamin Thompson captures a Patriot Lieutenant and 6 men.
1782 24-Feb Savannah River #2 Beaufort District Jasper County Col. Edward Barnwell, with the Beaufort District Regiment, was sent to prevent British from seizing rice from plantations along the lower Savannah River. He was attacked and defeated by Maj. Andrew Deveaux.
1782 24-Feb Wambaw Bridge Charles Town District  Berkeley County Col. Archibald McDonald with about 500 men defeated by Loyalist Col. Benjamin Thompson (Mass.) with about 500 men and a 3-pound cannon.
1782  25-Feb Tidyman's Plantation Charles Town District Berkeley County Marion's Brigade defeated by Col. Benjamin Thompson again.
1782 March Fuller's Plantation Charles Town District Dorchester County Lt. Foster of Lee's Legion ambushed British foragers.
1782 1-Mar Indian Villages Ninety-Six District Oconee County Brig. Gen. Andrew Pickens, in an effort to prevent Indian raids on frontier settlements, made a cautious advance into Cherokee territory in present-day Oconee County with Col. Elijah Clarke (GA). 
1782 4-Mar Beaufort Beaufort District Beaufort County Loyalist Maj. Andrew Deveaux aboard two galleys and one sloop seized the town of Beaufort and held it for over three weeks.
1782 15-Mar Middleton Plantation Charles Town District Dorchester County Brig. Gen. Francis Marion led his Patriots in a raid near this famous plantation.
1782 19-Mar Galley Captured Charles Town District Charleston County Maj. Michael Rudolph concealed a group of men under vegetables in a boat and set out down the Ashley River, ostensibly on the way to market in Charleston. 
1782 1-Apr Farrow's Station Ninety-Six District Spartanburg County Capt. Thomas Farrow vs. Loyalists.
1782 14-Apr Snider House Charles Town District Charleston County Lt. Col. James Jackson (GA) resting his troops, attacked by Maj. Dill and group of Loyalists.
1782 22-Apr Dorchester #2 Charles Town District Dorchester County Capt. Ferdinand O'Neal, while on patrol near Dorchester, spotted a body of Loyalist cavalry within the village. 
1782 1-May Lorick's Ferry Ninety-Six District Newberry County/ Saluda County Capt. William Butler vs. Bloody Bill Cunningham.
1782 8-May Below Orangeburgh Orangeburgh District Orangeburg County Patriot wagons captured, 7 mi. below Orangeburgh.
1782 24-May Dean's Swamp Orangeburgh District Aiken County Skirmish with Loyalists near present-day town of Salley. 
1782 25-May Saltketchers Charles Town District/Beaufort District Colleton County/ Hampton County Capt. William Goodwyn vs. Capt. Tenison Cheshire.
1782 28-May Fair Spring Charles Town District Dorchester County Ralph Izard vs. Capt. George Dawkins.
1782 1-Jun Amelia Township Orangeburgh District Calhoun County aka Sharp's Skirmish. Patriot militia vs. Capt. Sharp.
1782 8-Jun Black Lake Georgetown District Horry County Lt. Col. John Baxter and his men learned that the Loyalists had seized a boatload of rice near the mouth of Black Lake.
1782 8-Jun Bowling Green Georgetown District Marion County Loyalist Maj. Micajah Gainey and 500 of his men surrendered to Brig. Gen. Francis Marion and pledged their allegiance to the United States.
1782 23-Jun Three Sisters' Ferry Beaufort District Jasper County Skirmish, MG Anthony Wayne vs. Chief Emisitsiguo.
1782 1-Jul James Island #1 Charles Town District Charleston County 7/1 - 7/31. Dozens of minor skirmishes between Patriots and British foragers.
1782 25-Aug Combahee Ferry Charles Town District/ Beaufort District Colleton County/ Beaufort County aka Battle of Tar Bluff. Lt. Col. John Laurens and several men killed in a ambush.
1782 29-Aug Whitehall Charles Town District Charleston County aka Vanderhorst Plantation. aka Capers' Scout (see below). Capt. George Sinclair Capers vs. Capt. March of the Black Dragoons.
1782 29-Aug Capers' Scout Charles Town District Berkeley County Capt. George Sinclair Capers charged 26 Black Dragoons and defeated them. 
1782 29-Aug Wadboo Swamp Charles Town District Berkeley County Maj. Thomas Fraser with more than 100 cavalry and dragoons confidently charged a mixed infantry and cavalry force under Brig. Gen. Marion.
1782 Sep. Edisto Island Charles Town District Charleston County Col. Edward Lacey vs. Unknown British commander.
1782 2-Sep Port Royal Ferry Beaufort District Beaufort County Gen. Mordecai Gist’s troops attacked two British galleys capturing one, the Balfour, and driving the other off.
1782 16-Sep Last Cherokee Campaign Ninety-Six District Oconee County/ Pickens County Brig. Gen. Andrew Pickens and Col. Elijah Clarke (GA), with 414 men, marched against raiding Cherokees in SC and GA.
1782 4-Nov John's Island Charles Town District Charleston County Skirmish, Capt. Felix Warley vs. Unknown.
1782 14-Nov Avant's Ferry Georgetown District Georgetown County Skirmish, Capt. William Capers vs. Unknown.
1782 14-Nov James Island #2 Charles Town District Charleston County Col. Tadeus Kosciuszko attacked and routed British regulars and a wood cutting party they were escorting.
1782 14-Dec British Evacuate Charleston Charles Town District Charleston County Revolutionary War is over in SC.


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