The American Revolution in South Carolina

Savannah River

February 24, 1782


Patriot Cdr:

Col. Edward Barnwell
British Cdr:

Major Andrew Deveaux
Killed:

6
Killed:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Wounded:

Unknown
Captured:

5
Captured:

0
Old District: 

Beaufort District
Present County:

Jasper County

Patriot Col. Edward Barnwell with a detachment of his Beaufort District Regiment of Militia was sent to prevent the British from seizing rice from plantations along the lower Savannah River. He was surprised by Major Andrew Deveaux (Beaufort Loyalist Militia) and lost six (6) men killed and five (5) men captured.

Known Patriot Participants

Known British/Loyalist Participants
Beaufort District Regiment of Militia detachment led by Col. Edward Barnwell, with unknown number of men Beaufort Loyalist Militia detachment led by Major Andrew Deveaux, with unknown number of men
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