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Waxhaws | May 29, 1780

Lancaster, South Carolina
Waxhaws | May 29, 1780 (October 2020)
Waxhaws | May 29, 1780 (October 2020) American Battlefield Trust

The Battle of Waxhaws was a dreadful defeat for the Patriots. However, Americans were able to turn this stinging tactical loss into a propaganda victory, stirring up anti-British sentiment throughout the colonies.

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Lancaster, SC | May 29, 1780
Result: British Victory
Estimated Casualties
333
American
316
British
17