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  1. #1

    Oct 2005
    Charleston S.C.
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    REV. WAR Site

    Christmas Eve morning Southcacakley and my self are going to Hunt a REV. Site that has always produced for me. We will post pics when we return. Wish us Luck. trk5capt...

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    ~GOOD LUCK YA'LL!~

    Find us something good!!!!



  3. #3

    Oct 2005
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    Re: REV. WAR Site

    Does anyone know anything of Francis Marion being in the area of S/E NC? Specificly in and around what is now, Brunswick and Columbus county, along the Waccamaw River.

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    Gypsyheart~ Queen of Rust

    Nov 2005
    Ozarks
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    Re: REV. WAR Site

    Hope this helps

    Nelson’s Ferry, SC 25 Aug. 1780 Francis Marion attacked British convoy and released 150 Americans who had been taken prisoner at the Battle of Camden.

    Blue Savannah, SC 4 Sept. 1780 Francis Marion led British Loyalists into an ambush and defeated them

    Black Mingo, SC 28-29 Sept. 1780 Francis Marion attacked a Loyalist encampment and drove them into the swamp.

    Tearcoat Swamp, SC 25 Oct. 1780 Francis Marion routed a Loyalist force under Tynes

    Georgetown, SC 24-25 Jan. 1781 Francis Marion and Light Horse Harry Lee captured Georgetown.
    Wiboo Swamp, SC 6 Mar. 1781 Francis Marion began a retreating action which thwarted the British column led by Col. Watson.

    Mount Hope Swamp, SC March 1781 Col. Hugh Horry’s troop held the area while Marion withdrew.
    Lower Bridge of the Black River, SC Mar 1781 McCottrey’s Rifles, a unit of Marion’s Brigade, inflicted heavy casualties on Tynes with deadly accurate fire from long rifles.

    Snows Island, SC March 1781 While Marion was fighting Tynes, another British unit attacked his camp at Snows Island. Defenders destroyed all the supplies before they fled the position.

    Sampit Bridge, SC 28 Mar. 1781 Marion’s Brigade, still pursued by Tynes, now forced Tynes to retreat. Marion followed and destroyed the rear guard as they attempted to cross the river.

    Fort Watson, SC 15-23 April 1781 Lee and his Legion joined Marion in a siege of Fort Watson which was built on an Indian mound. A tall log tower was erected with a platform on top shielding riflemen who overlooked the fort. British surrendered.

    Fort Motte, SC 8-12 May 1781 Lee and Marion forced the British out of the post by setting it on fire.

    Quinby Bridge, SC 17 July 1781 Sumter, Marion and Lee engaged British but were unable to force a retreat.


    Wambaw Creek, SC 14 Feb. 1782 Marion’s Brigade defeated by Thomson.

    Tydiman’s Plantation, SC 25 Feb. 1782 Marion’s Brigade again defeated by Thomson

    Fair Lawn Plantation, SC 29 Aug. 1782 Marion’s last engagement against South Carolina Royal Dragoons. Marion retreated.






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  5. #5

    Oct 2007
    Wisconsin
    Whites XLT & Whites Beachhunter
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    Re: REV. WAR Site

    Good luck to you!

  6. #6

    Dec 2005
    Kansas City, Mo.
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    Re: REV. WAR Site

    I hope they made it, this post is from Dec. 22, 2005

  7. #7
    us
    Nov 2005
    North Central Tennessee
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    Re: REV. WAR Site

    I hope so too, Schlooppy............RIP Capt.

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    us
    Sep 2007
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

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    Does anybody have good leads on Connecticut bury treasures. Thank you. lovejoydc@att.net

 

 

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