Sumpter's army defeated by British under Tarleton

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Historical Context Note

The Battle of Fishing Creek in South Carolina, on the 18th of August, 1780 saw General Sir Banastre Tarleton (21st August, 1754 - 16th January,1833) lead the British Army in a defeat of a company of militiamen led by Thomas Sumter (14th August, 1734 - 1st June, 1832).

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