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William Moultrie (pronounced Mool-tree), 17301805, American Revolutionary general, b. Charleston, S.C. He had fought against the Native Americans (1761) and served in the colonial assembly before the advent of the American Revolution. In the war his gallant defense of a small fort on Sullivans Island (later named Fort Moultrie) prevented (1776) Sir Henry Clinton and Sir Peter Parker from taking Charleston, South Carolina. Even Moultrie's skill failed to prevent the fall of Savannah, Georgia to the British in 1778. He was captured in the fall of Charleston to the British in 1780. After the war he served as governor of South Carolina (1785—87, 1795—97). He wrote Memoirs of the Revolution as Far as It Related to the States of North and South Carolina (1802). Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births April 16 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Assiniboin Boy, an Atsina Native Americans in the United States (also Indians, American Indians, First Americans, Indigenous Peoples, Aboriginal Peoples, Aboriginal Americans, Amerindians, Amerinds, or Original Americans) are those indigenous peoples within the territory that is now encompassed by the continental United States, and their descendants in modern times. ... The American Revolution is the series of events, ideas, and changes that resulted in the political separation of thirteen colonies in North America from the British Empire and the creation of the United States of America. ... Fort Moultrie is the name of a series of forts on Sullivans Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston, South Carolina. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Sir Peter Parker (1721-1811) was a British naval officer, born probably in Ireland. ... Charleston, South Carolinas oldest city Motto: Fedes Mores Juraque Curat Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Founded Incorporated 1670   County Berkeley and Charleston Counties Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. ... Nickname: The Coastal Empire or The Hostess City Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: Savannah, Georgia Location Government County Chatham Mayor Otis S. Johnson Geographical characteristics Area 202. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ...

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William Moultrie - LoveToKnow 1911 (340 words)
WILLIAM MOULTRIE (1730-1805), American soldier, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on the 23rd of November 1730.
The son was elected to the Commons House of the Assembly in 1754, 1769 and 1772; and in 1760 he was captain of a provincial regiment in the expedition under Governor William H. Lyttelton against the Cherokees.
He was thanked by Congress, was made a brigadiergeneral in the continental army in September 1776, and was placed in command of the department of Georgia and South Carolina.
New Georgia Encyclopedia: Moultrie (802 words)
The town was named for General William Moultrie, a Revolutionary War (1775-83) leader who later became governor of his home state of South Carolina.
Moultrie was officially established in 1859, when it was incorporated by the state legislature.
Moultrie has a population of 14,387, according to the 2000 U.S. census, and is a peaceful town of beautiful landscapes, huge sprawling trees, and attractive homes.
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