The American Revolution in South Carolina

  Georgetown

  February 21, 1779


Patriot Cdr:

Capt. Paul Trapier
British Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

0
Captured:

0
Captured:

6
Old District: 

Georgetown District
Present County:

Georgetown County

Local Patriot Militia captured a landing party from a British privateer which had come ashore to claim a Patriot merchantman that had run aground near the Lower Fort during their pursuit of it. The British landing party included a lieutenant and five privateers, and they were captured by Capt. Paul Trapier and his Georgetown Artillery Company, stationed at Lower Fort.

Known Patriot Participants

Known British/Loyalist Participants
SC 4th Regiment (Artillery) detachment led by Capt. Paul Trapier Unknown British Privateer 
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