Revolutionary War_Southern Campaign_Battle of Sunbury, Georgia

1778. November 25. British attempt to take Fort Sunbury, Georgia.

There were two hundred soldiers at Fort Morris under the command of Colonel John McIntosh. Delayed by headwinds, Fuser’s naval force reached Sunbury after Prevost had begun his return march to St. Augustine. Fuser’s 500 men off-loaded field pieces on Colonel’s Island and moved them to the land side of the fort, thus occupying Sunbury without firing a shot. Thinking Prevost in command of the area between Midway and the fort, Fuser demanded the fort’s surrender…

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