The American Revolution in South Carolina

Hunting Island

July 23, 1779


Patriot Cdr:

Unknown
British Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Old District: 

Beaufort District
Present County:

Beaufort County

A British sloop had run aground and was in the process of off loading its cargo when it came under attack by local Patriot Militia. The ship was burned and the cargo along with over 200 slaves which had been taken from plantations near Charlestown were captured by the Patriots.



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