The American Revolution in South Carolina

  Georgetown

  March 6, 1779


Patriot Cdr:

Capt. Paul Trapier
British Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

0
Captured:

0
Captured:

8
Old District: 

Georgetown District
Present County:

Georgetown County

Local Patriot Militia captured a landing party from a British privateer who had entered the town in a effort to cut free and sail off with several ships moored within the harbor. Once again, Capt. Paul Trapier of the Georgetown Artillery Company captured, this time, a lieutenant and seven sailors from the privateer.

Known Patriot Participants

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