A British force from Augusta launches an attack on Port Royal, SC but is repelled by the South Carolina militia. A group of British loyalists raised in the Carolinas marches to Augusta but is decimated and largely dispersed at the battle of Kettle Creek.
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Book Recommendations of the Week: Land and Allegiance in Revolutionary Georgia, by Leslie Hall.
Online Recommendation of the Week: Davis, Robert Scott. “The Loyalist Trials at Ninety Six in 1779.” The South Carolina Historical Magazine, vol. 80, no. 2, 1979, pp. 172–181. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/27567552
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