The American Revolution in South Carolina

Near Orangeburgh

August 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Cornet George Carrington (VA)
Loaylist Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

0
Captured:

0
Old District: 

Orangeburgh District
Present County:

Orangeburg County

After Lt. Col. Henry Lee captured twenty British at McCord's Ferry, he sent the prisoners off with Cornet George Carrington. Cornet Carrington had twelve dragoons, which were ambushed by sixty Loyalists near Orangeburgh. The Loyalists were able to free seventeen of the twenty prisoners.



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