The American Revolution in South Carolina

St. James Goose Creek Church

July 15, 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Col. Wade Hampton
Loyalist Cdr:

None
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

0
Captured:

0
Captured:

Unknown
Old District: 

Charles Town District
Present County:

Berkeley County

Patriot Col. Wade Hampton continued his ride towards Charlestown after seizing the Goose Creek Bridge, then surrounded the nearby small St. James Goose Creek Church, captured the congregation, paroled the men, and confiscated several horses for his cavalry troops.

Known Patriot Participants

Known British/Loyalist Participants

SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons (State Troops) led by Col. Wade Hampton, with five (5) known companies, led by:
- Capt. William Alexander
- Capt. Peter Burns
- Capt. James Giles
- Capt. John Reed
- Capt. John Wright

New Acquisition District Regiment of Militia detachment of three (3) known companies, led by:
- Capt. William Carr
- Capt. Robert Hanna
- Capt. William Hanna

Loyalist Congregation, Leader not named

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