The American Revolution in South Carolina

The Kingstree Regiment of Militia

Month & Year Established:

Commander:

Known Adjutants: 

December 1779 or January 1780

Col. Archibald McDonald

Samuel DuBose
Samuel McGill 

Known Lt. Colonels:

Known Majors: 

Hugh Horry
Peter Horry

John James 

John James
John Postell


Known Captains:

Dwight Anderson

John Baxter

William Benison

Thomas Bennett

Henry Bonneau

James Brown 

John Clarke 

Daniel Conyers

Alexander Dunn

William Fishburne

John James

John James, Jr.

Abram Lenud 

Francis Lesesne

Thomas Lesesne

Josiah Long

James McCauley

John McCauley

Robert McCottry

William McCottry

Thomas Mitchell

Daniel Morrall

John Porter

John Postell

Thomas Potts 

Samuel Price

John Richbourg

Henry Snipes 

William Clay Snipes

Henry Sparkes

Thomas Waties

-

James Witherspoon


Known Lieutenants - Captain Unknown:

Thomas Chandler

Daniel Conyers

Daniel Cottingham

Samuel DuBose

William Gamble

Roger Gordon

Fitch Harris

Hugh McCullough

Samuel McGill

John Richbourg

John Scott

James Witherspoon

James Witherspoon, Jr. 

-

John Woodberry


Known Sergeants - Captain Unknown:

George Dickey

Gavin James

Samuel McGill

John Wilson

-


Known Corporals - Captain Unknown:

NONE


Known Privates / Fifers / Drummers / Etc. - Captain Unknown:

 James Adare

 Theophilus Barnes

Thomas Bland

George Cannon

John Cannon

John Dick

Robert Dick

Samuel DuBose

George Durant, Sr.

Henry Durant

Thomas Durant

John Harris

Timothy Harris

Edward Howard, Jr.

John Howard

Gavin James

William James

Samuel McBee

James McConnel

Robert McKnight

John McReeatt

William Moore

James Owens

Lewis Owens

Peter Owens

Zachariah Owens

Nicholas Prince

Richard Rawlins

Peter Sanders

James Tisdale

John Wilson

-

William Withers


Brief History of Regiment:
 

Date(s):

Known Battles / Skirmishes: 

Mar. 28 - May 12, 1780

Siege of Charleston

Aug. 25, 1780

Great Savannah

Aug. 27, 1780

Kingstree

Sep. 4, 1780

Blue Savannah

Sep. 14, 1780

Black Mingo

Sep. 15, 1780

McGill's Plantation

Oct. 25, 1780

Tearcoat Swamp

Nov. 15, 1780

White's Plantation

Dec. 1780

Kingstree

Dec. 1780

Lynches Creek Massacre

Dec. 12, 1780

Halfway Swamp

Dec. 14, 1780

Singleton's Mill

Dec. 27, 1780

Georgetown

Dec. 27, 1780

Black River Ferry Road

Jan. 13, 1781

Waccamaw Neck

Jan. 24, 1781

Georgetown

Jan. 24, 1781

Monck's Corner

Jan. 30, 1781

Wantoot Plantation

Jan. 31, 1781

Wadboo Bridge

Feb. 1781

Waccamaw River

Feb. 21, 1781

DePeyster's Capture

Mar. 6, 1781

Wiboo Swamp

Mar. 6, 1781

Mount Hope Swamp

Mar. 14-15, 1781

Black River Bridge

Mar. 20, 1781

Sampit Bridge

Mar. 28, 1781

Sampit Bridge

Apr. 1, 1781

Bear Bluff

Apr. 3, 1781

Witherspoon's Ferry

Apr. 15-23, 1781 

Fort Watson

May 12, 1781

Fort Motte

Jun. 3, 1781

Snipes' Plantation

Jul. 17, 1781

Quinby's Bridge

Jul. 17, 1781

Shubrick's Plantation

Sep. 8, 1781

Eutaw Springs

Feb. 24, 1782

Wambaw Bridge

Feb. 25, 1782

Tidyman's Plantation


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