The American Revolution in South Carolina

Wando Landing

February 5, 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Brigadier General
Francis Marion
British Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

0
Captured:

0
Captured:

30
Old District: 

Charles Town District
Present County:

Berkeley County

Brigadier General Francis Marion with a party of mounted militiamen left the Pee Dee region to head to the Dorchester area. On their way, they destroyed a large quantity of enemy stores and provisions and damaged their quarters at Wando Landing, about 15 miles from Charlestown. Brigadier General Marion also captured 30 prisoners, including officers, before continuing towards Dorchester.

Known Patriot Participants 

Known British/Loyalist Participants
Brigadier General Francis Marion, with unknown number of men Unknown British/Loyalist commander with unknown number of men.


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