The struggle for Augusta in 1781witnessed military brilliance and the ugly settling of scores

Spach, John Thom
June 2003
Military History;Jun2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p12
Describes the battle between U.S. and British forces in Augusta, Georgia in 1781. Details of the attack on Fort Grierson by U.S. militiamen; Failure of the British counterattack on May 28; Analysis of the military strategies adopted by the warring factions; Difference between the treatment of adversaries by U.S. and British forces.


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