The American Revolution in South Carolina

Hell Hole Creek

October 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Unknown
Loyalist Cdr:

Major William Cunningham
Killed:

28
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Captured:

0
Old District: 

Orangeburgh District
Present County:

Lexington County

aka Hartley's Creek.


Skirmish, Patriots vs. Loyalist Major William Cunningham.
“Bloody Bill” Cunningham massacred twenty-eight Patriots at Hartley's Creek. The bodies were dismembered and mutilated. The creek was later known as Hell Hole Creek.


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