The American Revolution in South Carolina

Hudson's Ferry

July 27, 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Col. Isaac Shelby (NC)
Loyalist Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Old District: 

Beaufort District
Present County:

Hampton County

Skirmish, Col. Isaac Shelby (NC) vs. unnamed Georgia Loyalists.


An engagement between Patriots, led by Col. Isaac Shelby (NC), and Georgia Loyalists took place at Hudson’s Ferry on July 27, 1781. During the American Revolution, thousands of British troops passed through the Hudson’s Ferry area. Several hundred were garrisoned there for a period of weeks, if not months.


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