southcarolinahistory
southcarolinahistory:

Sept. 23rd 1781, Inland WaterwayA man named Qua piloted a boat sailing down the inland waterways from Beaufort to Savannah carrying Capt. Palmer of Lord Charles Montague’s Regiment and a few other passengers. This boat was attacked by Capt. Field and Capt. Estis, and before the boat could surrender Capt. Palmer’s servant was killed. Everyone else on board was taken prisoner, but Capt. Palmer spoke “in very favorable terms of the treatment he & the other prisoners experienced from the captain and from Col. Harding.”
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southcarolinahistory:

Sept. 23rd 1781, Inland Waterway
A man named Qua piloted a boat sailing down the inland waterways from Beaufort to Savannah carrying Capt. Palmer of Lord Charles Montague’s Regiment and a few other passengers. This boat was attacked by Capt. Field and Capt. Estis, and before the boat could surrender Capt. Palmer’s servant was killed. Everyone else on board was taken prisoner, but Capt. Palmer spoke “in very favorable terms of the treatment he & the other prisoners experienced from the captain and from Col. Harding.”

From the Palmetto Patriots, Settlers, Natives and Heroes Facebook page