The American Revolution in South Carolina

Indian Creek

December 14, 1780


Patriot Cdr:

Col. Joseph Hayes
Loyalist Cdr:

Major Moses Buffington
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

4
Captured:

0
Captured:

7-8
Old District: 

Ninety-Six District
Present County:

Newberry County

Col. Joseph Hayes, Capt. Thomas Blassingame, and fifty Patriot militiamen attacked a force of twenty-five of the Dutch Fork Loyalist Militia, under the command of Major Moses Buffington, who had been posted at Col. Dugan's place on Indian Creek, four miles south of the Enoree River.

Major Buffington and three of his men were wounded and seven or eight were captured.

Known Patriot Participants

Known British/Loyalist Participants
Little River District Regiment of Militia detachment led by Col. Joseph Hayes, with one (1) known company, led by:
- Capt. Thomas Blassingame, with 50 men

Dutch Fork Loyalist Militia detachment led by Major Moses Buffington with 25 men

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