Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Huck's Defeat



Marker ID: SCHM 46-28
Location: S.C. Sec. Rd. 46-165 (Brattonsville Rd.), ½ mi. from the intersection of Brattonsville Rd. and S.C. Hwy. 322, Brattonsville, SC
County: York
Coordinates: N 34° 52.42    W 081° 10.878
  34.87366666    -81.1813
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

On July 12, 1780, at Williamson´s Plantation about one-fifth of a mile east from here, Loyalist forces under Capt. Christian Huck were defeated by American forces led by Cols. William Bratton, William Hill, Edward Lacey, Richard Winn, as well as Captain John Moffett. Six months after this battle, known as "Huck´s Defeat," came the pivotal American victories at Kings Mtn. in Oct. 1780 and Cowpens in Jan. 1781.

Erected by the Catawba Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution


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