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Thursday, May 29, 2008

1780 :: Massacre of the Waxhaws


On this date in our extended family history . . . the 29th day of May . . . in the year 1780 . . . it is said that Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton massacres Colonel Abraham Buford's continentals . . . allegedly after the continentals surrender . . . 113 Americans are killed . . . this Buford is a great-grand-uncle of our William Paschal Henry (1836-1912) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . . 




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