South Carolina's Role in the Revolutionary War

Learn about South Carolina's role in the American Revolutionary War. Also, learn about major battles fought in South Carolina and meet political and war heroes like William Jasper, Thomas Sumter, Andrew Pickens, Francis Marion and more.
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Thomas Pinckney | History of SC Slide Collection
Thomas Pinckney | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Charleston, the third surviving child of Eliza Lucas and Charles Pinckney, the younger brother of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (see Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, In His 6th Year, and Charles...
Charles Pinckney | History of SC Slide Collection
Charles Pinckney | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Charleston, Charles Pinckney (1757-1824) studied law under his father, Colonel Charles Pinckney, and was admitted to the bar, but never practiced law. During the Revolutionary War, he was...
William Moultrie | History of SC Slide Collection
William Moultrie | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Charleston, William Moultrie (1730-1805) served in the South Carolina House of Commons, and in 1761, became involved in the Cherokee War. In 1775, he was elected to the first South Carolina...
Dr. John Moultrie | History of SC Slide Collection
Dr. John Moultrie | History of SC Slide Collection

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Dr. John Moultrie, a physician, illustrates the sometimes painful divisions within families that civil war and revolution can cause. The older brother of General William Moultrie (see William Moultrie...
Arthur Middleton | History of SC Slide Collection
Arthur Middleton | History of SC Slide Collection

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Arthur Middleton (1742-1787) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Born at Middleton Place on the Ashley River, Middleton was educated in South Carolina and in England at Hackney Academy...
John Laurens | History of SC Slide Collection
John Laurens | History of SC Slide Collection

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John Laurens (c1755-1782) was the son of Continental Congress President Henry Laurens, and aide-de-camp to George Washington. Born in South Carolina, Laurens went to London to study law, but returned...