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British General Charles O'Hara
William Moultrie Born: November 30, 1730; Charleston, South Carolina
Died: September 27, 1805; Charleston, South Carolina

Battles: Battle of Fort Sullivan, Siege of Charleston



1740
- Charles O'Hara is born in Lisbon, Portugal as an illegitimate son of James O'Hara.

1752
December 23 - Charles O'Hara becomes a cornet in the 3rd Dragoons.

1756
January 14 - Charles O'Hara becomes a lieutenant in the Coldstream Foot Guards.

1766
July 25 - Charles O'Hara is appointed commandant at Goree, Senegal.

1778
July - Charles O'Hara arrives in America and commands at Sandy Hook.

1780
October - Charles O'Hara is promoted to Brigadier General and command of the Brigade of Guards.

1781
February 1 - Charles O'Hara commands the vanguard at the capture of Cowan's Ford.
March 15 - Charles O'Hara is wounded at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.
October 19 - Charles O'Hara represents the British at the Surrender of Yorktown

1782
February 9 - Charles O'Hara is exchanged and returns to England now promoted to Major General.

1784
- Charles O'Hara flees from England to Italy to escape gambling debts.

1792
- Charles O'Hara is appointed Lt. Governor of Gibraltar.

1793
- Charles O'Hara is promoted to Lieutenant General.
November 23 - Charles O'Hara is captured at Fort Mulgrove, Toulon, France.

1795
August - Charles O'Hara is exchanged for Comte de Rochambeau.
December 30 - Charles O'Hara is appointed Governor of Gibraltar.

1798
- Charles O'Hara is promoted to full General.

1802
February 25 - Charles O'Hara dies of wounds in Gibraltar.








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