Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock

Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock (HMFUI)

Location: Heath Springs, SC 29058 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 31.248', W 80° 38.691'

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American forces under Major William R. Davie had captured a British convoy July 21, 1780, and were retreating with prisoners mounted two to the horse when ambushed by British several miles west of here on Beaver Creek. Nearly all the British prisoners were killed or wounded. One American was killed and two were wounded.


Near here on July 21, 1780, an American expedition commanded by Major William R. Davie captured a convoy of provisions, spirits, and clothing destined for British troops at Hanging Rock. Davie withdrew at dusk with the British captives and their horses.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Marker Number29-19
Year Placed1977
Placed ByFlat Rock Chapter National Society of The Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 5:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 532595 N 3819960
Decimal Degrees34.52080000, -80.64485000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 31.248', W 80° 38.691'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 31' 14.88" N, 80° 38' 41.46" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6689-6691 State Rd S-29-15, Heath Springs SC 29058, US
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