The American Revolution in South Carolina

Lt. Col. Richard Hampton's Surprise

November 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Lt. Col. Richard Hampton
Loyalist Cdr:

Major William Cunningham
Killed:

Unknown
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Captured:

Unknown
Old District: 

Orangeburgh District
Present County:

Orangeburg County

Lt. Col. Richard Hampton was surprised by Loyalists under Major William "Bloody Bill" Cunningham in the area around the village of Orangeburgh.

Known Patriot Participants

Known British/Loyalist Participants
Orangeburgh District Regiment of Militia detachment led by Lt. Col. Richard Hampton, with unknown number of men Major William "Bloody Bill" Cunningham, with unknown number of Loyalists
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