7-13 Revolutionary War Ambush
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 32° 12.151 W 080° 41.971
17S E 528319 N 3562923
Quick Description: On Mathews Dr. at US Bus 278 on Hilton Head Island.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2015 8:56:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMNG4G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
Views: 12

Long Description:
In December 1781, returning from a patrol with the Patriot Militia, Charles Devant was mortally wounded from ambush near here by Captain Martinangel's Royal Militia from Daufuskie Island. He managed to ride his horse to his nearby plantation, Two Oaks, where he died. Captain John Leacraft's Bloody Legion avenged his death.
Marker Name: Revolutionary War Ambush

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker number: 7-13

County: Beaufort

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