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Return of casualties and prisoners at the Battle of Charleston, South Carolina
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May 1780
Volume 14, Pages 814-815

RETURN OF THE KILLED & WOUNDED DURING THE SIEGE OF CHARLESTON.

Killed, 1 Colonel, 1 Aid de Camp, 6 Capns., 3 Lieuts., 10 Sergeants, 68 rank & file, Continentals.

Wounded, 1 Major, 2 Capns., 3 Lieuts., 18 Sergeants & 114 rank & file, Continentals.

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The militia & seamen being in a different quarter of the town suffered no loss.

138
wounded
21
Officers & sergeants
89
killed
68
Rank & file
227
Total
89
Total killed.
24
officers & sergeants
114
rank & file
138
Total wounded.

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Return of the Continental troops, prisoners of war, including the sick & wounded: Major General Lincoln; Brigadiers: Moultrie, McIntosh, Woodford, Scott, Du Portail, Hogun. Colonels, 9; Lieut. Cols., 14; Majors, 15; Capns. & Capns. Lieuts., 84; Lieuts., 84; 2d Lieuts. & Ensigns, 32; non Commissioned officers, 209; drums & fifes, 140; rank & file, 1,977.

The number of deserters of our army from the 29th of March to the 12th of May amounted only to 20.

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The above copies of letters & returns were taken from the originals & are presented to the Committee of Intelligence as authentic, by

JOHN TERNANT.

Philadelphia, June the 16th, 1780.

(Endorsed)

Returns & additional letters relative to the seige & capitulation of Charles town.