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History by Frank Moore of fighting in South Carolina
Moore, Frank, 1828-1904
1863
Volume 14, Pages 802-803

[Gordon's Diary of the American Revolution, 1776, Vol. 2, Page274.]

April 24, 1780.

Sir Henry Clinton rejects the American offers of capitulation, and is actively pushing forward his third parallel, which is not more than three hundred feet from our lines. This morning Lieut.

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Colonel Henderson led out a party of Americans, and attacked the advanced working party of the British, killed several, took eleven prisoners, and returned to the lines victorious. In this sally, Captain Moultrie, a brother of the general, was killed.

(Gordon, 111, 48.)