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Skirmishes with Indians during Revolutionary War #scgenealogy #southcarolinapioneersnet

Skirmishes with the Indians during the Revolutionary War

Old TownThere was a British fort near St. Augustine, Florida. Levin Watson of Wilkes County, Georgia having enlisted in the war in 1777, served 8 months in the Company of Captain John Stewart of Colonel Elijah Clark's Regiment and was in a battle with the Indians. He afterwards served as a wagoner hauling grain to mill. On the first of February while serving under Colonel Clarke, he was in a skirmish with the British near the fort at St. Augustine. This occurred shortly before the Battle of Savannah and he was sent to the Battle of Blackstocks in South Carolina. 

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