HADDRELL'S POINT. The rebels fortified this position, in what was later called Mt. Pleasant, prior to the unsuccessful British attack on Sullivan's Island in 1776. They established a three-gun battery there during Clinton's siege of Charleston (1780) to keep the Royal Navy out of the Hog Island Channel and the Cooper River. After Lincoln's surrender on 12 May, the British sent captured American officers to a camp at Haddrell's Point.
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