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Affairs in Charleston, S.C.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. February 15.—The following sketch of the present situation of affairs in Charleston, South Carolina, is communicated by Colonel John Laurens:—”The British army, said to be under the command of Sir Henry Clinton,1 are distributed on Port Royal Island, John’s…

Lord Rawdon’s Regiment

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 17.—A munificent entertainment was given by Lord Rawdon, colonel of the Volunteers of Ireland, to his regiment, quartered at Jamaica, Long Island, in honor of St. Patrick, tutelar saint of that kingdom. The following song was sung by…