The American Revolution in South Carolina

Saluda River

May 22, 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Lt. Col. William Washington (VA)
Loyalist Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

0
Killed:

4
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

0
Captured:

Unknown
Old District: 

Ninety-Six District
Present County:

Greenwood County

After marching twenty-three miles and crossing the Saluda River, Lt. Col. William Washington and his men surprised a party of Loyalist militia and attacked them. They killed four, then moved on to Ninety-Six to rejoin Major General Nathanael Greene.



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