Southern Battles in the American Revolution

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  • The Capture of Savannah

    The Capture of Savannah
    British occupy Savannah
  • The Siege of Charleston

    The Siege of Charleston
    After six weeks of the siege, British takes Charleston
  • The Battle of Camden

    The Battle of Camden
    Cornwallis defeats Gates at Camden, South Carolina
  • The Battle of King's Mountain

    The Battle of King's Mountain
    Overmountain men defeat Ferguson and Loyalists at King's Mountain.
  • The Battle of Cowspens

    The Battle of Cowspens
    Was a decisive victory by American Revolutionary forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British.
  • The Battle of Guilford Courthouse

    The Battle of Guilford Courthouse
    With its population of considerably fewer than 100, was on this day the temporary residence of 4,400 American soldiers and their leader, Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene. The British had overrun Georgia and South Carolina and showed every indication of ripping the stars and stripes of North Carolina and Virginia from the new American flag. From the ragged remnants of a defeated southern army, Greene had raised a new force comprising 1,700 Continentals (three-year enlistees in the regular army) and abo
  • The Battle of Eutaw Springs

    The Battle of Eutaw Springs
    Seven years of British determination to bring South Carolina to her knees met failure. The spirit that had long resisted royal edict and church canon, the fierce desire and indomitable will to be masters of their own destinies, and the dauntless courage that had carved a new way of life from a wilderness were again threatened by oppression; so, little difference was felt among nationalities and creeds, causing a unity to grow among the new world "peasants and shepherds" that shook the foundation
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown
    The Siege of Yorktown or Battle of Yorktown in 1781 was a decisive victory by combined assault of American forces led by General George Washington and French forces led by General Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by General Lord Cornwallis. It proved to be the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War, as the surrender of Cornwallis's army prompted the British government eventually to negotiate an end to the conflict.
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    Southern Battles in the Revoultionary War