The Battle of Waxhaws (also known as the Waxhaws, Waxhaw massacre, and Buford's massacre) took place during the American Revolutionary War on May 29, 1780, near Lancaster, South Carolina, between a Continental Army force led by Abraham Buford and a mainly Loyalist force led by British officer Banastre Tarleton.
WastePro moves Bulk Pickup to every Friday. Due to increased demand, the Town of Waxhaw is adding more bulk waste collection days. Beginning April 1 st, the Town of Waxhaw and WastePro will offer a scheduled weekly collection instead of the previous bi-weekly days.
Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 15 January 1833) was a British general and politician. He is best known as the lieutenant colonel leading the British Legion at the end of the American Revolution.
Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, in the Waxhaws region of the Carolinas. His parents were Scots-Irish colonists Andrew Jackson and Elizabeth Hutchinson, Presbyterians who had emigrated from Ulster, Ireland in 1765.
01/12/2022 · WAXHAW — Interim Police Chief Gregg Collins will officially join the Town of Waxhaw Police Department as the Police Chief, Town Manager Jeff Wells announced on Thursday (Dec. 1).
04/07/2021 · The nickname stemmed from a single battle, the Battle of Waxhaws, during which Tarleton was shot down from his horse and trapped underneath it. While he was unable to give orders, his temporarily leaderless men continued to kill Continental soldiers, many of whom were surrendering or not resisting.
Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Ulster Protestants who emigrated from Ulster in northern Ireland to America during the 18th and 19th centuries, whose ancestors had originally migrated to Ireland mainly from the Scottish Lowlands and Northern England in the 17th century.