The American Revolution in South Carolina

Savannah River

July 23, 1779


Patriot Cdr:

Sgt. William Jasper
British Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

0
Captured:

0
Captured:

7
Old District: 

Beaufort District
Present County:

Jasper County

Sergeant William Jasper (SC 2nd Regiment) and a detachment of Georgia Continentals went up the Savannah River hoping to surprise a British picket post. The Continentals captured seven (7) Loyalists from Georgia on a patrol, and recovered twelve stolen slaves. They sent the prisoners to Charlestown.



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