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Execution of Colonel Hayne

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 26.—Colonel Isaac Hayne was, by a mandate of Balfour’s, ignominiously hanged in Charleston, South Carolina, on the fourth instant. After the execution, his young son was permitted to carry his father’s body and inter it at his plantation…

The Execution of Colonel Hayne

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 6.—In the Gazette of to-day, is the following letter from a “Carolina Exile,” to the printer, on the late execution of Colonel Hayne:—”Sir: So great is my indignation, on being assured that the haughty and bloodthirsty commandant of…

Greene’s Proclamation Concerning Col. Hayne

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A Proclamation,— Whereas on the fourth day of the present month, Colonel Isaac Hayne, commanding a regiment of militia in the service of the United States, was captured by a party of British troops, and after a rigorous confinement in the provost of Charleston, most cruelly and unjustifiably condemned and executed, in open violation of…

Capture of Colonel Hayne

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 1.—Last Thursday night [June 28] a small party of mounted rebel militia surrounded the house of Andrew Williamson, Esq., formerly brigadier-general of the South Carolina militia, about seven miles from Charleston, and without allowing him time to put…