B. Waxhaws

Blood in the Backcountry

The first major battle in the backcountry (or upcountry) of South Carolina was fought on May 29, 1790 at a place called "The Waxhaws" in the Catawba River valley.

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Battle of Waxhaws - May 29, 1790