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Colleton Castle - November 17, 1781

Colleton Castle, South Carolina
Colleton Castle, SC - November 17, 1781 (August 2019)

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.

Learn More: The Battle of Charleston

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Charleston, SC | February 11, 1780
Result: British Victory
Estimated Casualties
5,764
American
5,506
British
258