The American Revolution in South Carolina

Near Charlestown

June 6, 1779


Patriot Cdr:

Col. Andrew Pickens
British Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

1
Captured:

0
Captured:

8
Old District: 

Charles Town District
Present County:

Charleston County

Col. Andrew Pickens and his Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment of Militia were in the area foraging for rice south of Charlestown when he intercepted a party of 40 Loyalist militia. Col. Pickens captured eight men and forty horses. The leader of the Loyalists was a Florida lieutenant who was wounded in the arm in the brief skirmish.



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