Land of the Brave

Battle of Eutaw Springs

Nathanael Greene

Colonial America - Nathanael Greene

Battle of Eutaw Springs Definition

Eutaw Springs Definition: The Eutaw Springs was a military conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in North America during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). The year and date that the Eutaw Springs took place on Saturday, September 08, 1781.

The battlefield in which the British and American Forces fought during the Eutaw Springs was located in Eutawville, South Carolina. The Eutaw Springs ended in victory for the British. 

Overview and Summary of the Battle of Eutaw Springs
Following the Battle of Guilford Courthouse the British soldiers who had been left behind by Cornwallis attacked Nathanael Greene and his American force at Hobkirk's Hill, near Camden. But Greene beat them off and began the siege of a fort on the frontier of South Carolina. The British then marched up from Charleston, and Greene had to retreat. The British then marched back to Charleston and abandoned the interior of South Carolina to the Americans. There was only one more battle in the South which occurred at Eutaw Springs. The Eutaw Springs took place on Saturday, September 08, 1781 at Eutawville, South Carolina. Greene was also defeated in this battle but the British abandoned the rest of the Carolinas and Georgia with the exception of Savannah and Charleston. With a few loyal soldiers Nathanael Greene had forced the British from the Southern states. He had lost every battle but had won every campaign.

The Importance and Significance of the Battle of Eutaw Springs
Significance of the Battle of Eutaw Springs: The significance of the conflict was that Nathanael Greene had forced the British from the Southern states.

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