The Battle of Stono Ferry

1779. June 20. Battle of Stono Ferry

The Battle of Stono Ferry was fought near Charleston, South Carolina. The rear guard from a British expedition retreating from an aborted attempt to take Charleston held off an assault by poorly trained militia forces under American General Benjamin Lincoln. Stories Elijah Clark was first drafted in the militia in March of 1779 commanded by Captain William Hubbard and Lieutenant Samuel Henry of Charlotte County, Virginia. They marched to Salisbury where Colonel Burwell was next in command. The whole body then marched direct to Head Quarters at…

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Jeannette Holland Austin

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Author of 100+ genealogy books. Owner of 8 genealogy websites available by subscription. https://georgiapioneers.com/subscribe/subscribe.html

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