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1780 Siege of Charleston

Remains of the horn works which formed the Rebel lines protecting Charleston from British attacks

Primary Sources

Uhlendorf, Bernard A., ed. The Siege of Charleston with an Account of the Province of South Carolina: Diaries and Letters of Hessian Officers from the von Jungkenn Papers in the William L. Clements Library. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1938.

Secondary Sources

Borick, Carl P. A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780, 2012.

Buchanan, John. The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019.

Fraser, Walter J. Patriots, Pistols, and Petticoats: “Poor Sinful Charles Town” during the American Revolution. 2nd ed. Columbia, S.C: University of South Carolina Press, 1993.

Where Frances Marion jumped and broke his leg and, thus, avoided capture by the British at Charleston’s capitulation.
Maj. Gen. William Moultrie, Charleston’s defender in 1776 and 1780 and highest-ranking Continental Army officer
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