Revolutionary War_Southern Campaign_Battle of Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina

1776. June 28. The battle on Sullivan’s Island between the Americans and the British was interesting, if not hilarious! The British first attempted to destroy the rebellious colony of South Carolina. General Henry Clinton and Admiral Sir Peter Parker arrived in the Charleston region during early June. Their intention was to destroy Charleston. The British landed their troops on the Isle or Palms (then Long Island) near Sullivan’s Island where Colonel WIlliam Moultrie commanded a partially constructed fort with the 2nd…

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