Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Battle of Lenud's Ferry

Marker ID: SCHM 8-7
Location: US 17-A N of Jamestown at Santee River
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 33° 17.676    W 079° 41.220
  33.2946    -79.687
Style: Free Standing **


Here, on May 6, 1780, Col. A. M. White was routed by Tarleton with the loss of two officers and thirty-six men killed and wounded and seven officers and sixty dragoons taken; Tarleton lost 2 men. Two boys, Francis Deliesseline and Samuel Dupre, recaptured fourteen of White´s horses and delivered them to Maj. Jamison, Georgetown, refusing reward.