Sullivan's Island, Battle of

Sullivan's Island, Battle of

June 28, 1776

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  • Title Sullivan's Island, Battle of
  • Coverage June 28, 1776
  • Author
  • Keywords first major patriot victory in the Revolutionary War, Colonel William Moultrie was given command of the island’s forces and ordered to supervise the fort’s construction, fort was named Fort Moultrie in honor of its commander, Fort Sumter National Monument,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date December 4, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 25, 2022
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