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Battle of Wambaw
Part of the American Revolutionary War
DateFebruary 24, 1782
LocationBerkeley County, South Carolina
Result British victory
Belligerents
 United States  Kingdom of Great Britain
Commanders and leaders
McDonald Thompson
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
40 killed
4 captured
Unknown


The Battle of Wambaw was an engagement of the American Revolutionary War fought on February 24, 1782 near Charleston, South Carolina. The British engaged and defeated an American force of dragoons and infantry near Charleston. The British claimed to kill 40 and capture 4 Americans, while the Americans claimed not to know their losses apart from 35 horses.[1]

Notes

  1. McCrady, Edward, The History of South Carolina in the Revolution, 1780-1783, Macmillan & Co., ltd., 1902 pp. 601-604

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