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Patriot Militia General William Moultrie
William Moultrie Born: November 30, 1730; Charleston, South Carolina
Died: September 27, 1805; Charleston, South Carolina

Battles: Battle of Fort Sullivan, Siege of Charleston



1730
November 23 - William Moultrie is born in Charleston, South Carolina.

1761
- William Moultrie serves as a militia Captain in Lt. Colonel James Grant's Cherokee Expedition.

1775
June 17 - William Moultrie is commissioned a Colonel in the 2nd South Carolina Regiment.

1776
June 28 - William Moultrie commands Fort Sullivan at the First Battle of Charleston.

1777
September 16 - William Moultrie is commissioned a Brigadier General in the Continental Army.

1779
February 3 - William Moultrie commands at Beauford, South Carolina.
June 20 - William Moultrie is present at Stono Ferry, South Carolina.

1780
May 12 - William Moultrie is captured following the Siege of Charleston.

1782
February - William Moultrie is exchanged.
October 15 - William Moultrie is promoted to Major General.

1783
- Willliam Moultrie is elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives.

1784
- William Moultrie serves as South Carolina Lieutenant Governor.

1785
- William Moultrie is elected to his first term as Governor of South Carolina.

1787
- William Moultrie is elected to the South Carolina State Senate

1792
- William Moutrie is elected to his second term as Governor of South Carolina.

1802
- William Moultrie publishes his Memoirs of the American Revolution.

1805
September 27 - William Moultrie dies in Charleston, South Carolina.








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