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South Carolina loyalists in the American Revolution

by Robert Stansbury Lambert

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Carolina,
  • South Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • American loyalists -- South Carolina,
    • South Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Stansbury Lambert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE277 .L35 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 352 p. :
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2382270M
      ISBN 10087249506X
      LC Control Number87010965

        Loyalists, sometimes referred to as Tories, Royalists, or King's Men, were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the years leading up to and including the American Revolution (–).Historians estimate that as many as , people —fifteen to twenty percent of the population of the Colonies— opposed the revolution. The Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War was the central theater of military operations in the second half of the American Revolutionary War, –It encompassed engagements primarily in Virginia, Georgia and South Carolina. Tactics consisted of both strategic battles and guerrilla warfare.. During the first three years of the conflict, –78, the largest military.

        This document shows the commitment South Carolina loyalists had towards the British effort of maintaining a hold on the colonies. Indeed, by signing their names to this association, they had renounced their ties to the rebellion, thus making them targets and enemies to . The Patriots in the Snow Campaign First Land Battle of the American Revolution in South Carolina by Bobby Gilmer Moss avg rating — 0 ratings — published

      that an officer described it as “enemies’ country,” in South Carolina there were more Loyalists, and in Georgia, there were so many Loyalists that the Georgians considered leaving the revolution. In The Price of Loyalty, the backcountry of Carolina is called “The Promised Land of Tories.” Two major Loyalist battles fought in the. Because our bylaws say one must first be “currently a member of an organization requiring proof of descent from a Patriot of the American Revolution”, the resources for this page will lean toward loyalist lines. Please feel free to visit the links below for help with your Loyalist research.


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South Carolina loyalists in the American Revolution by Robert Stansbury Lambert Download PDF EPUB FB2

An interest in the Georgia loyalists, which I developed during a brief residence in that state, exposed me to the fact that, except for Robert W. Barnwell, "Loyalism in South Carolina, " (Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University, ), South Carolina's loyalists in the Revolution had not been studied in any comprehensive way.1/5(1).

South Carolina Loyalists in the American Revolution. Hardcover – November 1, by. Robert Stansbury Lambert (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert Stansbury Lambert by:   An interest in the Georgia loyalists, which I developed during a brief residence in that state, exposed me to the fact that, except for Robert W.

Barnwell, “Loyalism in South Carolina, –” (Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University, ), South Carolina’s loyalists in the Revolution had not been studied in any comprehensive : Clemson University Press.

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Over the course ofLoyalists within South Carolina were identified and effectively silenced by the better organized Patriots. In July ofthe Council of Safety sent out Chief Justice William Henry Drayton and Rev. William Tennant to the backcountry to pursuade those citizens to sign the "Continental Association.".

This page lists South Carolinians who were loyal to Great Britain during the American Revolution. It was created in December by J. Braddock, Sr. of Charleston. On the eighth of January,the British were in firm control of Charlestown, which they had captured in May, Especially in New York, New Jersey, and parts of North and South Carolina, there was considerable ambivalence about the Patriot cause.

Vocal Loyalists, often with the encouragement and assistance of royal governors, recruited people to their side. In the South Carolina backcountry Loyalist recruitment oustripped that of Patriots. Th e fi rst edition of South Carolina Loyalists in the American Revolution was published shortly after I retired from Clemson University as Professor of History.

Th e book received favorable reviews in professional journals; however, it has ceased to be in print. Meanwhile the Clemson University Digital Press has become fi rmly established un. Book review: From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists by Rebecca Brannon (University of South Carolina Press, September ) [BUY NOW ON AMAZON]First and foremost, let me just start by saying what a unique and interesting subject Ms.

Brannon chose for her book. There are many books out on what happened to the Loyalists who. SC Government During the Revolution South Carolina, like her sister colony to the north, saw the rise of partisan groups over the years before the outbreak of fighting with Britain.

The "Tories" or Loyalists were the conservative force, grateful for the protection afforded their commercial interests by the British navy. South Carolina Loyalists, index Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution Index only ($) Revolutionary Claims Filed in South Carolina between Aug and Auge-book South Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Index and images.

Two other major evacuations of African-American Loyalists departed from ports in Savannah, Georgia and Charlotte, South Carolina, who were dispersed throughout territories within the British Empire.

Lambert indicates that the prime source of Loyalist strength in South Carolina was the newcomer, whether from the British Isles or Virginia, and the back country had more of them in " (FOC) This is consistent with my own family, which had both, and the younger ones seem to have been. Throughout the course of the American Revolutionary War, over battles were fought within South Carolina, more than in any other state.

On NovemPatriot forces of the Long Cane Militia fought Loyalists in the first battle of Ninety Six, resulting in the death of James Birmingham, the first South Carolinian and southerner of the war. This consists of the official rolls of loyalists during the American Revolution who were recruited from North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

Also known as Tories, loyalists supported British rule in the American Colonies. South Carolina Loyalists in the American Revolution is the first comprehensive study of South Carolina’s loyalists in the g on an early study by Although Barnwell and on newly available British sources, this book shows a firm grasp of the principal groups and individuals in the province and state who dissented from the decision to seek independence.

Nearly battles of the American Revolution were fought in South Carolina, more than in any other colony. As America's first civil war, the revolution pitted Loyalists against partisans and patriots in the fierce combat that established the legacies of figures such as Francis Marion, Nathanael Greene, Peter Horry, Henry and John Laurens.

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH) holds a variety of sources for the American Revolution in the state. The following are just a few of the resources that can assist researchers in their hunt for South Carolina history!

Accounts Audited of Claims Growing Out of the Revolution in South Carolina, (S).summary The American Revolution was a vicious civil war fought between families and neighbors. Nowhere was this truer than in South Carolina.

Yet, after the Revolution, South Carolina’s victorious Patriots offered vanquished Loyalists a prompt and generous legal and social reintegration.loyalists of south carolina The claims advanced by the Loyalists on account of services in connection with, and arising from, the Revolutionary War, were investigated by Special Commissioners appointed by the British Parliament intwo of whom, viz: Col.

Thomas Dundas and Mr. Jeremy Pemberton, were sent to Canada, to meet the claimants there in person and obtain evidence on the spot.