B. American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

Learn the individual stories of men and women who were involved in major events leading up to, during and after The War for Independence (1775-1783).

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Cornwallis House | History of SC Slide Collection
Cornwallis House | History of SC Slide Collection

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The Cornwallis House in Camden was the headquarters of Cornwallis for the winter the British troops remained there during the Revolutionary War in an attempt to pacify the South Carolina backcountry....
Greene, Nathanael | South Carolina Public Radio
Greene, Nathanael | South Carolina Public Radio

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“G” is for Greene, Nathanael [1742-1786]. Soldier. Early in the Revolution, Rhode Islander Nathanael Greene became close to George Washington and served on his staff. After the battle of Camden...
Snee Farm Tour, Part 1 | Powder Magazine Museum:
Snee Farm Tour, Part 1 | Powder Magazine Museum:

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Mrs. Ann Edwards talks to children about the life of Charles Pinckney and his love of his estate, Snee Farm. Mrs. Edwards highlights Charles Pinckney's service during the Revolutionary War, his public...
Colonial Days | Powder Magazine Museum
Colonial Days | Powder Magazine Museum

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Children from James B. Edwards Elementary experience social, and political customs of colonial South Carolina in the period just prior and during the Revolutionary War. See children dancing the minuet...
William Wragg | History of SC Slide Collection
William Wragg | History of SC Slide Collection

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William Wragg (1714-1777) was a prominent loyalist during the American Revolution. Born in South Carolina, educated in the law in England, he returned to his native land in 1734, and rapidly rose to...
Thomas Taylor | History of SC Slide Collection
Thomas Taylor | History of SC Slide Collection

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Thomas Taylor (1743-1833) owned the plantation at the top of a hill next to the confluence of the Broad and Saluda Rivers in Richland County that became the site of the city of Columbia in 1786 (see...
Banastre Tarleton | History of SC Slide Collection
Banastre Tarleton | History of SC Slide Collection

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Banastre Tarleton (1754-1833), known to South Carolina revolutionary leaders as "Bloody Tarleton," first came to Charleston as an officer under General Clinton's command in the failed attack on Fort...