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Banastre Tarleton: The Bloody Butcher of Waxhaws

How We Became America: The Untold Story

Perhaps no fighter on Revolutionary War battlefields created such a name for themselves as Redcoat cavalry officer Banastre Tarleton. His aggressive tactics earned him the devotion of his men, and the burning hatred of the Patriots. (Runtime 2:36)

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South Carolina | May 29, 1780
Result: British Victory
Estimated Casualties
333
American
316
British
17