Colleton Castle - November 17, 1781
The American Battlefield Trust's map of the Battle of Colleton Castle on November 17, 1781
On November 17, 1781, Brigadier General Francis (the “Swamp Fox”) Marion and his men attacked Fair Lawn and the nearby Colleton Castle (the fortified home of a Loyalist family) and dealt a major blow to the British by capturing 150 prisoners, 300 stands of arms, and other critical war-making supplies. Associated with the siege and occupation of Charleston.
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