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Siege of Charleston

Siege of Charleston, South Carolina
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The Siege of Charleston

5,000 American soldiers were surrounded and forced to surrender at Charleston, South Carolina as the British opened their “Southern Campaign” of the Revolutionary War.  As British forces moved into the area, civil war between patriots and loyalists spread through the Carolinas.

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Charleston, SC | March 29, 1780
Result: British Victory
Estimated Casualties
5,764
American
5,506
British
258