Fort Moultrie, South Carolina

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Fort Moultrie, South Carolina

FORT MOULTRIE, SOUTH CAROLINA. During General Clinton's Charleston expedition, in 1780 Fort Moultrie surrendered without a fight; although most of the garrison had been evacuated, British sailors and marines took 200 prisoners.

SEE ALSO Charleston Expedition of Clinton in 1776.

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