The American Revolution in South Carolina

 The Colonels
Colonel First Unit Served In As a Colonel From To Notes Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Anderson, Robert Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1781 1783 Promoted to Colonel of Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment on 4/18/1781 Tugaloo River #2, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Eutaw Springs, Indian Villages
Barnwell, Edward Beaufort District Regiment 1781 1783 Commander in 1781. Savannah River #2
Baxter, Jacob Upper Craven County Regiment 1780 1783 Commander of Pee Dee Regiment, under Marion's Brigade. Some assert that this commandant was John Baxter, but this Author believes that Jacob Baxter is correct. However... -
Beard, Jonas Lower District Regiment 1776 1780 aka Dutch Fork Regiment. Commandant. -
Beeckman, Barnard SC 4th Regiment 1779 1780 Was a Captain, Major, and Lt. Colonel. Promoted to Colonel 6/20/1779,  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Paroled till end of war. Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Benton, Lemuel Cheraws District Regiment 1781 1783 Was a Major and a Lt. Colonel. 4/28/1781, promoted to Colonel after Kolb's murder. Fort Motte, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs, Wambaw Bridge
Brandon, Thomas 2nd Spartan Regiment 1777 1782 After the Fall of Charleston, aligned himself under Col. James Williams until his death in Oct. 1780.  Then, under BG Thomas Sumter.  Aka Fair Forest Regiment.  One source asserts this regiment was named the Tyger Regiment. Musgrove's Mill, Kings Mountain, Blackstocks, Cowpens, Bullock's Fork, Brandon's Camp, Stallion's Plantation, Sandy River, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Eutaw Springs
Bratton, William New Acquisition District Regiment 1781 1782 Promoted from Captain in 1779.  1779, elected Major and Lt. Colonel.  Resigned upon learning of the Fall of Charleston.  Richard Winn convinced him to return.  Severely wounded at Williamson's Plantation (7/12).   Took over the regiment after the battle of Cowpens. Big Savannah, Sandy Run Creek, Four Holes Bridge
Bull, Stephen Beaufort District Regiment 1775 1778 Promoted to Brig. Gen. March 1778. Hutchinson's Island (GA)
De Britigney, Marquis Foreign Volunteers - - In April of 1779, recommended to Gov. John Rutledge to command a volunteer company composed of Frenchmen residing in SC.  Became a Colonel in this new unit at the close of the war. -
Dillard, James Little River District Regiment 1781 1783 Promoted to Corporal 4/20/1777.  Reinlisted several times.  Made Captain 1780 under Col. James Williams.  Promoted to Major in 1781.  Later under BG Andrew Pickens as Colonel of Little River District Regiment after the death of Col. Joseph Hayes. Edisto River, Indian Villages
Drayton, Stephen Continental Army 1778 - Was a Major and Aide-de-Camp to Maj. Gen. Robert Howe. 11/12/1778, promoted to full Colonel as the Deputy QM of Southern Department. -
Ervin, Hugh SC 2nd Brigade of SC Troops 1781 1782 Marion's Second in Command of the new Brigade.  Promoted to Colonel in Jan 1781. Snow's Island.
Ervin, John Lower Craven County Regiment 1781 1783 Commander of Britton's Neck Regiment, within Marion's Brigade after the resignation of Col. Hugh Giles in June of 1781. Comissioned as a Colonel on 6/28/1781. Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Santee River, Godfrey's Savannah, Parker's Ferry #2, Eutaw Springs, Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp.
Eveleigh, Nicholas SC State 1777 1778 Was a Captain. Promoted to Colonel and Deputy Adjutant General for SC and GA on 8/11/1777. He resigned his commission on 8/24/1778.
Fletchall, Thomas Upper Saluda Regiment 1775 1775 Soon forced to resign since he was a Loyalist.
Gadsden, Christopher SC 1st Regiment 1775 1776 Colonel 6/17/1775, but was in Contental Congress until Feb 1776.  Promoted to BG 9/16/1776.  Resigned due to difficulties with Gen. Robert Howe 10/2/1777.  Returned to Militia, captured at Fall of Charleston. Fort Moultrie
Gaillard, Tacitus Continental Army - - Also QM General 1776 for Southern Department. -
Garden, Benjamin Granville County Regiment 1775 1780 POW at the Fall of Charleston. Afterwards, a Lt. Colonel under Col. William Harden. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Giles, Hugh Lower Craven County Regiment 1776 1781 Early in 1775, a Lieutenant. From Britton's Neck. POW at the Fall of Charleston, paroled. Resigned in June of 1781. Siege of Charleston 1780, Black Mingo, Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp, Fort Watson #2, Fort Motte
Glover, Joseph Colleton County Regiment 1775 1776 - -
Glynn, David Lower District Regiment 1780 1783 Private, Captain, Adjutant, Commissary, Lt. Colonel, and Colonel of Lower District Regiment [aka Dutch Fork Regiment]. Fish Dam Ford, Blackstocks, Cowpens, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Eutaw Springs
Hammond, LeRoy Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment 1778 1782 Promoted to Colonel in 1778 when Andrew Williamson was promoted to Brigadier General.  Maintained his HQ at Anderson's Mills on the Saluda River.  "Bloody Bill" Cunningham went after him personally in Nov. 1781.   Herbert's Store (GA), Stono Ferry, Rocky Comfort Creek (GA), Fort Grierson (GA), Siege of Augusta, Fort Galphin
Hammond, Samuel Hammond's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1781 1782 First in VA unit.  1779 moved to Edgefield District joined militia. Commissioned Captain 3/3/1779.   Promoted to Major in 1780 and Lt. Colonel in 1781.  Ended up as a full Colonel around mid-September of 1781 over a new regiment of Light Dragoons. -
Hampton, Wade SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons 1781 1783 March 1781, made a Colonel under BG Thomas Sumter.  His unit was called the SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons. Manigault's Ferry, Orangeburgh #1, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, 10-Mile House, 15-Mile House, Goose Creek Bridge, St. James Goose Creek Church, Quarter House, Strawberry Ferry, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs, Fort Dorchester
Harden, William Upper Granville County Regiment 1781 1782 Beaufort Volunteer Artillery Company under Col. Joseph Glover.  In 1779, under Col. Skirving.  1780 Lt. Colonel commanding Upper Granville County Regiment.  1781, promoted to Colonel, attached to Marion's Brigade, to operate between Charleston and Savannah.  After John Barnwell was made a Brigadier General in September of 1781, Harden resigned in disgust during November of 1781. Four Holes Swamp, Parker's Ferry #1, Salkehatchie Bridge, Pocotaligo/Fort Balfour, Fort Grierson (GA), Siege of Augusta
Harleston, John Charles Town District Regiment 1775 1778 Allegedly, a POW at the Fall of Charleston. Fort Moultrie, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Harrison, Reuben Lower District Regiment 1780 1780 1781, under Col. William Henderson, capacity unknown. -
Hayes, Joseph Little River District Regiment 1780 1781 Promoted to Lt. Colonel under Col. James Williams.  Took over after Kings Mountain when Col. Williams was killed.  Hanged by "Bloody Bill" Cunningham at Hayes' Station 11/19/1781. Blackstocks, Hammond's Store, Cowpens,  Indian Creek, Williams's Plantation, Fair Forest Creek #3, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Eutaw Springs. Hayes' Station,
Hayne, Isaac Colleton County Regiment 1779 1780 Captain of Pon Pon Company 1775-1776.  Promoted to Lt. Col. In 1776 as commander of Colleton County Regiment. Promoted to Colonel in 1779.  POW at the Fall of Charleston, paroled.  Recaptured in 1781 and executed by British for allegedly violating his parole. Siege of Charleston 1780, Gen. Andrew Williamson's Capture, Horse Shoe
Heatley, Charles Orangeburgh District Regiment 1780 1782 After the Fall of Charleston, Colonel/Commander of the Orangeburgh District Regiment.  aka Charles Hicksley. -
Henderson, William SC 1st Brigade of SC Troops 1781 1783 Promoted to Lt. Colonel 9/16/1776. Feb. 11, 1780 transferred to SC 3rd Regiment. POW at Fall of Charleston, exchanged Nov 1780. Transferred to SC 1st Brigade of SC Troops 1/1/1781 under BG Thomas Sumter. Promoted to Colonel 9/30/1781. Promoted to Brigadier General 1782. -
Herriot, Robert Georgetown District Regiment 1775 1780 POW at the Fall of Charleston. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Hicks, George Upper Craven County Regiment 1775 1782 From Marlboro District.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Later attached to Marion's Brigade.   Siege of Charleston 1780.
Hill, William Hill's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1780 1782 July 1780, Commandant.  Within Sumter's Brigade (SC 1st Brigade of SC Troops).  Wounded at Hanging Rock. Rocky Mount, Hanging Rock, Kings Mountain, Cowpens, Fishing Creek, Fish Dam Ford, Blackstocks, Orangeburgh #1, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation
Horry, Daniel SC Light Dragoons 1779 1780 Feb 1779, Colonel/Commandant of the newly-created SC Light Dragoons (State Troops) for 16 Months. After the Fall of Charleston, he took protection from the British, and in 1781, he sailed to England where he enrolled his son in school. The SC legislature considered confiscating his estates, but his in-laws, the Pinckneys, intervened and the legislature settled for an amercement of twelve percent. Charleston Neck 1779, Stono Ferry, Siege of Savannah, Rantowle's Bridge, Moncks Corner
Huger, Isaac SC 5th Regiment 1776 1779 2/23/1776 commissioned Colonel/commander of SC 5th Regiment.  Promoted to Brigadier General 1/9/1779 in Continental Army. Fort Moultrie
Hutson, Richard Beaufort District Regiment 1778 1783 Commander of Beaufort District Regiment under BG Stephen Bull.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Exchanged.  Afterwards, joined Marion's Brigade, late 1781 attached to BG John Barnwell's Brigade. Charleston Neck 1779
Kershaw, Joseph Fairfield Regiment 1775 1780 Commander of Fairfield Regiment 1775-1778. Given command of Camden District Regiment on 3/25/1778 when Richard Richardson was promoted to Brigadier General.  He was captured by the British and imprisoned at Camden Jail, then taken to the British Honduras and Bermuda for about a year and a half. From what became the Kershaw District.  Stono Ferry.
Kolb, Abel Cheraws District Regiment 1780 1781 From Marlbor District.  Previously a Lt. Colonel in Charles Town District Regiment.  POW at fall of Charleston.  Exchanged.  Murdered 4/26/1781 at his home by Loyalists. Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp, Drowning Creek, Hulin's Mill, Kolb's Murder.
Lacey, Edward Turkey Creek Regiment 1780 1782 Promoted to Lt. Colonel, then became Colonel of Turkey Creek Volunteer Militia in June 1780.  His unit was also called the Chester Troops and the Chester District Militia by later historians. Williamson's Plantation, Rocky Mount, Carey's Fort, Hanging Rock, Fishing Creek, Kings Mountain, Fish Dam Ford, Blackstocks, Orangeburgh #1, St. James Goose Creek Church, Quinby's Bridge, Eutaw Springs, Big Savannah, Fort Granby #1, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Biggin's Creek Bridge, Wadboo Bridge #2, Shubrick's Plantation, Edisto Island
Lindsey, John Little River District Regiment 1775 1777 Organized his militia in early 1775, probably in March. Some records indicate he retired in 1777. Other sources claim he was very active during 1780 with Col. Thomas Sumter. Cherokee Expedition 1776
Marion, Francis SC 2nd Regiment 1780 1780 June 17, 1775, a Captain. Promoted to Major 11/14/1775. Promoted to Lt. Colonel 9/23/1778. After the Fall of Charlestown, he was "elected" as Colonel in the SC Militia, and soon assembled many others under his command. Promoted to Brigadier General 12/30/1780 over the SC 2nd Brigade of SC Troops. Port's Ferry, Great Savannah, Blue Savannah, Black Mingo, Tearcoat Swamp, Kingstree #3, Halfway Swamp #1, Nelson's Ferry.
Maybank, Joseph Berkeley County Regiment 1776 1779 4/2/1776 promoted to Colonel/Commander of Berkeley County Regiment. Wounded at Hickory Hill, GA 6/28/1779. -
McDonald, Archibald Kingstree Regiment 1780 1783 aka McDonald's Regiment of Militia (Williamsburg Township). Established in early 1780, under BG Alexander McIntosh. POW at the Fall of Charleston, on parole for a considerable time. His Regiment was attached to Marion's Brigade in August of 1780 with command given to Lt. Col. Hugh Horry, and he resumed command of it after his exchange was effected in early 1781. Siege of Charleston 1780, Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp, Fort Watson #2, Fort Motte, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs, Wambaw Bridge, Tidyman's Plantation
Motte, Isaac SC 2nd Regiment 1776 1780 Promoted to Colonel 9/16/1776, commander of SC 2nd Regiment.  Resigned from SC 2nd Regiment 9/23/1778. POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Exchanged 6/14/1781. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Moultrie, Alexander Charles Town District Regiment 1780 1782 1779-1782 as Major and Colonel. -
Moultrie, William SC 2nd Regiment 1775 1776 Promoted to Brigadier General 9/16/1776.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Exchanged in 1782. Promoted to Major General on 10/15/1782. Sullivan's Island, Fort Moultrie
Myddleton, Charles Starke SC 2nd Regiment of State Dragoons 1781 1783 Captain, Major, Lt. Colonel of Orangeburgh District Regiment. Colonel of SC 2nd Regiment of State Dragoons, under BG Thomas Sumter.  Wounded at Eutaw Springs.  Gathered men primarily from the Wateree and Congaree Rivers. Orangeburgh #1, Myddleton's Ambuscade, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs.
Neel, Andrew New Acquistion District Regiment 1780 1780 Elected Colonel in June 1780.  Killed at Battle of Rocky Creek.  Aka Andrew Neal. Rocky Mount, Rocky Creek.
Neel, Thomas New Acquistion District Regiment 1775 1779 Killed at the Battle of Stono Ferry 6/20/1779. Snow Campaign, Great Cane Break, Cherokee Expedition 1776, Charleston Neck 1779, Stono Ferry.
Pickens, Andrew Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1778 1781 Captain in Lower District (Dutch Fork) Regiment in 1775.  Promoted to Major 1776.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 1776.  Promoted to Colonel 1778.  Promoted to Brigadier General 1781. Carr's Fort (GA), Siege of Charleston 1780, Cowpens
Pinckney, Charles Charles Town District Regiment 1775 1775 Early 1775, Commander of Charles Town District Militia.  May have remained longer. -
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth SC 1st Regiment 1776 1780 Promoted to Major in Dec 1775.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 9/16/1776.  Promoted to Colonel and Commandant of SC 1st Regiment 10/29/1776.   Left to join Gen. Washington.  Returned in early 1778. POW at fall of Charleston.  Exchanged Feb. 1782. Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1779, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Postell, James Kershaw Regiment 1780 1783 1779, a Major under Col. Joseph Kershaw.  Brigade Major under Gen. Lachlan McIntosh.  Lt. Col. under Col. Joseph Kershaw.  POW at the Fall of Charleston. Exchanged June 1780.  With Lt. Col. John Marshall, he immediately began assembling the new Kershaw Regiment within the Camden District.  Halfway Swamp #1, Georgetown #6, Manigault's Ferry #1, Wiboo Swamp, Witherspoon's Ferry, Fort Watson #2, Fort Motte, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs
Postell, Jehu Georgetown District Regiment 1782 1783 Lieutenant and Captain in Marion's Brigade.  1782-1783, Colonel, commander of Georgetown District Regiment of Militia. -
Powell, George Gabriel Cheraws District Regiment 1775 1779 From Marlboro District.  Also a Captain of the schooner Comet in 1775.   Died Jan. 1779 -
Richardson, Richard Camden District Regiment 1775 1778 Commandant.  Promoted to Brigadier General 3/25/1778.  POW at the Fall of Charleston. Great Cane Brake, Snow Campaign, Ninety-Six 1775.
Richardson, Richard Jr. Berkeley County Regiment 1780 1783 First under Col. Richard Richardson (his father). 1776, a Captain in SC 6th Regiment. Promoted to Major, transferred to the SC 2nd Regiment.  POW at the Fall of Charleston, paroled.  Exchanged in Oct. 1780, and took the reins of his regiment in Marion's Brigade. His regiment was sometimes known as Richardson's Regiment. He recruited many men from the Williamsburg Township in the Georgetown District. Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp, Fort Watson #2, Fort Motte, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs, Videau's Bridge
Roberts, Owen SC 4th Regiment 1776 1779 1775, Major in SC 1st Regiment. Promoted to Lt. Colonel and Commandant of SC 4th Regiment in Nov. 1775.  Promoted to Colonel 9/16/1776.  Killed at battle of Stono Ferry 6/20/1779. Charleston Neck 1779, Stono Ferry.
Roebuck, Benjamin Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment 1780 1783 First in GA unit.  Captain in 1779 under Col. John Thomas, Jr.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel by March 1779 under Col. LeRoy Hammond (Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment). Promoted to Colonel in 1780 and joined BG Thomas Sumter's brigade.  Captured at the battle of Mud Lick Creek on March 2, 1781.  Exchanged August 1781.  Rejoined BG Andrew Pickens till end of war. Musgrove's Mill, Kings Mountain, Cowpens, Mud Lick Creek, Enoree River, Watkins
Rothmahler, Job Craven County Regiment 1775 1776 Commandant of Lower Craven County Regiment for short while 1775-1776. -
Rowe, Christopher Orangeburgh District Regiment 1775 1780 Promoted to Colonel in late 1775 when Col. William Thomson took over the SC 3rd Regiment.  Commandant of Orangeburgh District Militia. Breach Inlet Naval Battle
Sanders, John Colleton County Regiment 1780 1783 Was a Lieutenant and a Captain. 1780, a Lt. Colonel and a Colonel. POW at the Fall of Charleston. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Savage, John Ninety-Six District Regiment 1775 1776 Organized his militia in early 1775, probably around March. -
Screven, Thomas Georgetown District Regiment 1775 1775 Organized his militia in early 1775, probably around March. -
Simons, Maurice Charles Town District Regiment 1778 1780 Colonel and Commandant 1778-1780.  POW at the Fall of Charleston. Charleston Neck 1779, Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Singleton, Richard Berkeley County Regiment 1775 1775 Organized his militia in early 1775, probably around March.
Skirving, James Berkeley County Regiment 1779 1780 Was a Captain. Promoted to Colonel when Col. Joseph Maybank wounded at Hickory Hill in June 1779. Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780
Skirving, William Colleton County Regiment 1780 1780 Captain of the Willtown Company.  Later, Colonel of the Colleton County Regiment early 1780.  POW at the Fall of Charleston. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Stafford, William Lower Granville County Regiment 1781 1782 Captain, Lt. Colonel, and Colonel. Commander of the Lower Granville County Regiment in late 1781. Godfrey's Savannah, Parker's Ferry #2.
Starke, Robert Forks of Saluda District Regiment 1775 1776 Organized his militia in early 1775, probably around March.  Late 1775, his location started being called the Lower District (aka Dutch Fork). Apparently POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Imprisoned at the Provost Building, then in the Old Post Office.  British ordered him out of Charleston on 4/28/1782.  aka Robert Stark. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Stewart, John SC 5th Regiment 1779 1779 Commander of SC 5th Regiment after Isaac Huger promoted to Brigadier General. Charleston Neck 1779
Sumter, Thomas SC 6th Regiment 1778 1780 First under Col. Richard Richardson.  Lt. Colonel 2/29/1776, commander of SC 6th Regiment.  Promoted to Colonel sometime in 1778.  Resigned 9/23/1778.  Sat at home until May 1780.  Created Sumter's Brigade in early Summer of 1780 acting as Colonel, which he may have been elected to.  His men voted him as Brigadier General in June 1780, recognized by Gov. Rutledge in Oct. 1780.  Resigned again in Jan. 1782 after being elected to State Legislature. -
Taylor, Thomas Camden District Regiment 1780 1783 From Richland District.  A Colonel 1780 under BG Thomas Sumter.  1782, under BG William Henderson.  Captured at the battle of Fishing Creek on 8/18/1780.  Escaped and went to NC.  Returned to fight again. Hanging Rock, Carey's Fort, Fishing Creek, Fish Dam Ford, Orangeburgh #1, Four Holes Bridge, Fort Granby #1, Thomson's Plantation, Fort Watson #1, Lynches Creek, Fort Granby #2, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs.
Thomas, John Sr. Spartan Regiment 1775 1779 1777, Commander of 1st Spartan Regiment.  POW for 14 months beginning Feb. 1779. Great Cane Brake, Snow Campaign, Cherokee Expedition 1776, Thomas's Plantation
Thomas, John Jr. 1st Spartan Regiment 1778 1783 Captain, Major, Lt. Colonel, and Colonel.  Commander of 1st Spartan Regiment 10/23/1778.  1781, in Sumter's Brigade.  One source asserts his regiment became State Troops (Light Dragoons) during 1781, but few sources support this assertion. Stono Ferry, Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780, Cedar Springs, Cowpens, Bush River #1, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation
Thomson, William SC 3rd Regiment 1776 1780 Early 1775, Colonel and Commander of the Orangeburgh District Regiment.  Commander of SC 3rd Regiment at first as a Lt. Colonel.  Promoted to Colonel 5/16/1776.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  On parole till end of war. Fort Moultrie, Cherokee Expedition 1776, Stono Ferry, Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Warren, Samuel Continental Army - - Earlier a Lieutenant and Captain in SC 5th Regiment.  Appointed as Deputy Commissioner General of Prisoners for the Southern Army by Maj. Gen. Nathanael Green, with rank of Colonel.  Dates unknown. -
Waters, Philemon New Acquisition District Regiment 1782 1783 A Captain and Lt. Colonel under Col. John Thomas, Jr.  Promoted to Colonel 4/21/1782 under BG Andrew Pickens. -
Watson, Samuel New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 1780 First under Col. Thomas Neel.  Promoted to Colonel of New Acquisition District Militia after Col. Neel killed at Battle of Stono Ferry 6/20/1779.  Resigned after the Fall of Charleston.  Returned to active duty after Col. Andrew Neel killed at Rocky Creek (8/3/1780) until right after the battle of Cowpens (1/17/1781), then Col. William Bratton took over the regiment. Hanging Rock, Kings Mountain, Blackstocks, Cowpens
Williams, James Little River District Regiment 1779 1780 From Laurens District.  Promoted to Major in mid-1776, Promoted to Lt. Colonel in 1776.  Promoted to Colonel in Sept. 1779. Killed at battle of Kings Mountain 10/7/1780.  Promoted to brigadier general just before he was killed. Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780, Waxhaws, Hanging Rock, Cedar Springs, Musgrove's Mill, Kings Mountain.
Williamson, Andrew Ninety-Six District Regiment 1776 1778 Promoted to Colonel in August of 1776.  Promoted to Brigadier General in 1778 and given command of the 3rd Brigade of SC Militia.  Surrendered his entire brigade after fall of Charleston.  Began cooperating with the British.  Allegedly, a double-spy for the Patriots. Florida Expedition 1778.
Winn, John Fairfield Regiment 1778 1780 From Fairfield District.  Commander of Fairfield Regiment of Militia 1778-1780.   1781, a Captain under Col. Richard Winn. Charleston Neck 1779, Stono Ferry,
Winn, Richard Fairfield Regiment 1780 1783 After the Fall of Charleston,  Colonel of Fairfield Regiment under BG Thomas Sumter and BG William Henderson.  Wounded at Hanging Rock. Hanging Rock, Fish Dam Ford, Blackstocks, Mobley's Meetinghouse, Williamson's Plantation, Rocky Mount, Rocky Creek, Fishing Creek, Bigger's Ferry, Kings Mountain, Fort Granby #1, Orangeburgh #1, Eutaw Springs


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