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Battle of Lenud's Ferry

 
 
Battle of Lenud's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Battle of Lenud's Ferry Marker
Inscription. Here, on May 6, 1780, Col. A.M. White was routed by Tarleton with the loss of two officers and thirty-six men killed and wounded and seven officers and sixty dragoons taken; Tarleton lost 2 men. Two boys, Francis Deliesseline and Samuel Dupre, recaptured fourteen of White's horses and delivered them to Maj. Jamison, Georgetown, refusing reward.
 
Erected by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-7.)
 
Location. 33° 17.837′ N, 79° 41.064′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 17A and Nelis Place, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 17A. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown SC 29453, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Berkeley County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jamestown Veterans Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Jamestown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Suttons Methodist Church (approx. 9 miles away); Georgetown County National Guard Memorial (approx. 12.7 miles away); Silk Hope Plantation
Battle of Lenud's Ferry Marker, looking north along US 17A image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
2. Battle of Lenud's Ferry Marker, looking north along US 17A
(approx. 14.4 miles away); Quenby Bridge (approx. 15.7 miles away); Quinby Bridge & Shubrick’s Plantation: The Disastrous “Raid of the Dog Days” (approx. 15.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Also see . . .  The American Revolutionary War. The Battle of Lenud's Ferry...The Americans lost all their horses, arms, and accoutrements. In casualties, the Americans lost 41 men killed and wounded 67 dragoons taken prisoner. About 100 horses fell into Tarleton's hands, who was in much need of them to further better mount his men. British light infantry who had been taken prisoner were rescued. British lost 2 men and four horses in the action, though as well another 20 horses expired from fatigue. (Submitted on October 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Lenud's Ferry Marker, looking south along US 17A image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
3. Battle of Lenud's Ferry Marker, looking south along US 17A
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,203 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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