The American Revolution in South Carolina

Fork of Edisto River

February 23, 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Lt. Col. Jacob Rumph
Loyalist Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

18
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Captured:

0
Old District: 

Orangeburgh District
Present County:

Orangeburg County

Under the command of Lt. Col. Jacob Rumph (Orangeburgh District Regiment of Militia), who lived near Orangeburgh, the Patriots were attacked at Four Mile Creek near the forks of the Edisto River. Eighteen Patriots were killed.



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