The American Revolution in South Carolina

Wantoot Plantation

January 30, 1781


Patriot Cdr:

Capt. Daniel Conyers
British Cdr:

Unknown
Killed:

0
Killed:

0
Wounded:

0
Wounded:

0
Captured:

0
Captured:

46
Old District: 

Charles Town District
Present County:

Berkeley County

Capt. Daniel Conyers with 16 men surprised and captured forty-six (46) British Regulars and a large number of horses and wagons filled with salt and other stores on the west side of the Santee River at Wantoot Plantation. They destroyed what could not be taken with them, then took their prisoners safely across the Pee Dee River.

Wantoot Plantation was owned by Daniel Ravenel, a representative of St. John's, Berkeley Parish in the SC First Provincial Congress in 1775 and in the SC First General Assembly in 1776.

Known Patriot Participants 

Known British/Loyalist Participants

Capt. Daniel Conyers - Commanding Officer

Kingstree Regiment of Militia detachment of one company, led by Capt. Daniel Conyers, with 16 men.

Unknown British commander with unknown number of men.

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