Moultrie, William, 1730-1805

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1730-11-23
Death 1805-09-27
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Revolutionary Army officer and govenor of South Carolina; Captain (Provincial South Carolina Regiment), and Major General (Continental Army); S.C. Governor (1785-1787 and 1792-1794); served in S.C. House, 1783; as Lieutenant Governor, 1784; and in the S.C. Senate, 1787

From the description of William Moultrie papers, 1757-1963 and undated. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44061063

South Carolina plantation owner, author, politician, and Revolutionary War general. Moultrie was captured in May 1780 and held by the British as a prisoner on parole at Haddrell's Point in Charleston, S.C. He was exchanged in February 1782.

From the description of Letter : to Lt. Col. Balfour, 1780 Oct. 16. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865741

South Carolina Revolutionary War general and politician. William Moultrie was taken prisoner at Charleston, South Carolina when the city fell to the British in May 1780. He was paroled to the barracks at Haddrell's Point, S.C., and in 1782 was sent to Philadelphia where he was exchanged for Gen. John Burgoyne.

From the description of William Moultrie correspondence, 1781. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140347

Army officer and governor of South Carolina.

From the description of Papers of William Moultrie, 1775-1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454657

William Moultrie (1730-1805), American revolutionary general. As Colonel of the 2nd South Carolina Regiment, he led a raid on an encampment of escaped slaves on Sullivan's island in December 1775, and in June of next year successfully repelled an attack of the British on the fort. On September 16, 1776, Congress named Moultrie Brigadier General, and on Sept. 20, 1776 his unit was taken into the service of the Continental Army. Moultrie took part in Lincoln's operations in the Southern theater, including the defense of Charleston and battle at Stono Ferry. He was taken prisoner during Clinton's Charleston Expedition of 1780.

From the description of Orderly books of William Moultrie, 1775, June 20 - 1780, Dec. 15. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122354210

Continental Army officer, governor of South Carolina.

From the description of ALS : to the South Carolina Council of Safety, 1776 Jan. 19. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617043

South Carolina plantation owner, politician and Revolutionary War general.

From the description of Account with Paul Marion, 1772-1783. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32139990

South Carolina plantation owner, politician, and Revolutionary War general.

From the description of Letter : Charles Town, [S.C.], 1783 March 28. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144661

Charleston and St. John's (Berkeley) Parish, South Carolina plantation owner, Revolutionary War general, and politician.

From the description of Letter : Stono, [S.C.], to Major General Lincoln, 1779 July 4. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32145037

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Subjects:

  • Generals--Archives
  • Plantation management
  • Prisoners of war
  • Canals
  • Wages
  • Slaves
  • Real property
  • Fort Moultrie, Battle of, S.C., 1776--Sources

Occupations:

  • Army officers
  • Governors--South Carolina

Places:

  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Berkeley County (as recorded)
  • Santee Canal (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Beaufort (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Cooper River (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Columbia (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Berkeley County (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)