Posted By Bill Payer on Mar 15, 2021 | 0 comments

What do you know about the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Beaufort?

PHOTO CAPTION: American Private Jim Capers by Historical Artist Jeff Trexler

The Battle of Beaufort at Port Royal Island — pitted British forces against their old nemesis, Col. Moultrie. This was the first serious land battle of the war in South Carolina and its first American victory.

Recent fieldwork led by Daniel Battle of the S.C. American Revolution Preservation Alliance has enabled the archaeologist to determine the exact site of the fight, prompting the S.C. Battleground Preservation Trust to secure a portion of the property for future historic interpretation and inclusion in its “Liberty Trail” project.”

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Here’s another link that expands on the role of drummer Jim Capers picture above. CLICK HERE

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