The American Revolution in South Carolina

 Bull Island Bay

August 6, 1778


Patriot Cdr:

Capt. Thomas Seymour
British Cdr:

Capt. Atkinson
Killed:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Old District: 

Charles Town District
Present County:

Charleston County

The British privateer Revenge captured the Patriot schooner Charlotte after chasing it into Bull Island Bay and running it aground. Later the same day, the Revenge also captured the schooner Betsey, commanded by Capt. Thomas Seymour.



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