Moultrie, William, 1730-1805

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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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creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Letter : Charleston, S.C., to [George Washington], [Mount Vernon, Va.], 1786 Apr. 7. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Mayson, James. Orderly book of James Mayson, 1778-1779. Library of Congress
referencedIn Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. Letter, 1802 June 16 (Charleston, S.C.) to Gen. [James] Jackson (Savannah, [Ga.]). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785. Library of Congress
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume V, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. William Moultrie correspondence, 1781. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. William Moultrie papers, 1757-1963 and undated. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Papers, 1781-1787. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Gourdin, Peter, 1813-1893. Peter Gourdin genealogical papers, 1836-1880 (bulk 1873-1880). South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1775-1785 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Harleston, Isaac Child, 1745-1798. Isaac Child Harleston letters, 1780-1936. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Autograph letter signed, 1779 July 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Autograph letter signed : to Maj. General Lincoln, 1779 July 07. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn O'Bryan family. Papers of the Murphy and O'Bryan families, 1791-1970. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Account with Paul Marion, 1772-1783. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. ALS : to the South Carolina Council of Safety, 1776 Jan. 19. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Marion, Francis, 1732-1795. Orderly book of Francis Marion, 1775, June 20 - 1779, May 6, Dorchester, Haddrells Point, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, S.C. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Papers, 1781-1787. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Whitaker, William Asbury, 1883-1960. William Asbury Whitaker papers, 1596-1957 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Champion, Richard, 1743-1791. Richard Champion papers, 1785-1789. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Papers of William Moultrie, 1775-1781. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. General Count de Rochambeau and The Château de Rochambeau, and related materials, ca. 1892-1895. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Kershaw, James. James Kershaw papers, 1786-1825. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918. Letters to William Ashmead Courtenay [manuscript], 1904 June 9, 30. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Letter : to Lt. Col. Balfour, 1780 Oct. 16. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf United States. Continental Army. South Carolina Regiment, 2nd. General orders of William Moultrie and Benjamin Lincoln, 1779. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Letter : Charles Town, [S.C.], 1783 March 28. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Orderly books of William Moultrie, 1775, June 20 - 1780, Dec. 15. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Cannon, John, 1787. John Cannon land grant, 1787 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. Papers, 1775-1821. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. William Moultrie indentures and letters, 1705-1819. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Gubbins, M. C. B. Transcripts and abstracts of Moultrie family papers, 1746-1965. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf South Carolina. Governor (1785-1787 : Moultrie). Message : Charleston, [S.C.], to Mr. Speaker and gentlemen of the House of Representatives, 1786 Feb. 9. Newberry Library
referencedIn North American Land Company. Papers of the North American Land Company, 1685-1854. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ravenel, Henry, 1729-1785. Henry Ravenel ledger, 1750-1783. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Vanderhorst, Arnoldus, 1748-1815. Arnoldus Vanderhorst papers, 1763-1817. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Marion, Francis, 1732-1795. Francis Marion papers, 1761-1962. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Lee, Charles, 1731-1782. Charles Lee letterbook, 1776 July 2 - Aug. [27?]. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens), 1778-1847. John Stevens Cogdell notebook, 1816-1829. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington letter to Governor Moultrie, 1793 Aug. 28. South Carolina Historical Society
creatorOf Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Letter : Stono, [S.C.], to Major General Lincoln, 1779 July 4. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Garden, Alexander, 1757-1829. Speech and Eulogy, 1797-1815. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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associatedWith Balfour, Nisbet, 1743-1823. person
associatedWith Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. person
associatedWith Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Cannon, John, 1787. person
associatedWith Castiglioni, Luigi, 1757-1832. person
associatedWith Champion, Richard, 1743-1791. person
associatedWith Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens), 1778-1847. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Gadsden, Christopher, 1724-1805 person
associatedWith Garden, Alexander, 1757-1829. person
associatedWith Gourdin, Peter, 1813-1893. person
correspondedWith Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 person
associatedWith Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918. person
correspondedWith Gubbins, M. C. B. person
associatedWith Harleston, Isaac Child, 1745-1798. person
associatedWith Howe, Robert, 1732-1786. person
associatedWith Howe, Robert, 732-1786 person
associatedWith Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804. person
associatedWith Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951, person
associatedWith Kershaw, James. person
correspondedWith Lee, Charles, 1731-1782. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Maj. Gen, person
associatedWith Marion, Francis, 1732-1795. person
associatedWith Marion, Paul. person
associatedWith Mayson, James. person
associatedWith Montagu, Charles-Greville, Lord, 1741-1784. person
associatedWith Moultrie family. family
associatedWith Moultrie, William, 1730-1811. person
associatedWith North American Land Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Pierce, William Leigh, ca. 1740-1789. person
associatedWith Ravenel, Henry, 1729-1785. person
associatedWith Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. person
associatedWith Santee Canal (S.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Senf, Christian, 1753-1806 person
associatedWith South Carolina. Council of Safety. corporateBody
associatedWith South Carolina. Governor (1785-1787 : Moultrie) corporateBody
correspondedWith United States. Continental Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. South Carolina Regiment, 1st. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. South Carolina Regiment, 2nd. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. Southern Department. corporateBody
associatedWith Vanderhorst, Arnoldus, 1748-1815. person
correspondedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Whitaker, William Asbury, 1883-1960. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
South Carolina
United States
Charleston (S.C.)
Charleston (S.C.)
South Carolina--Berkeley County
Santee Canal (S.C.)
South Carolina
South Carolina
Beaufort (S.C.)
United States
Cooper River (S.C.)
United States
Charleston (S.C.)
South Carolina
United States
South Carolina
Charleston (S.C.)
United States
South Carolina
Columbia (S.C.)
South Carolina
United States
Charleston (S.C.)
South Carolina--Berkeley County
South Carolina
Subject
Generals--Archives
Plantation management
Prisoners of war
Canals
Wages
Slaves
Real property
Fort Moultrie, Battle of, S.C., 1776--Sources
Occupation
Army officers
Governors--South Carolina
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Birth 1730-11-23

Death 1805-09-27

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