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.
Batalla de Waxhaws. El 29 de mayo de 1780, Tarleton, con una fuerza de 150 soldados montados, superó a un destacamento de 350-380 de continentales de Virginia liderados por Abraham Buford. Buford se negó a rendirse o incluso a detener su marcha. Solo después de varias bajas, Buford ordenó la rendición.
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hace 2 días · WAXHAW — Gregg Collins has joined the Waxhaw Police Department as interim police chief effective on Wednesday, Sept. 28, according to Town Manager Jeff Wells.
There is some disagreement as to which of the Carolinas was his birthplace because of the proximity of the border between the two. However, there are historical marker signs around Waxhaw, North Carolina describing Andrew Jackson's early connection to the area. His relationship to the area also is documented at the Museum of the Waxhaws.
11 Waxhaws - On May 29, a1780, Tarleton's Legion overtook and defeated Colonel Abraham Buford and his Third Virginia Continentals as they returned through the Waxhaws area toward North Carolina after the fall of Charleston. (Known also today as Buford's massacre) There is some contention over the origin of the name Waxhaws.
Coming after a series of disasters and humiliations in the Carolinas—the fall of Charleston and capture of the American army there, the destruction of another American army at the Battle of Camden, the Waxhaws Massacre—the surprising, decisive victory at Kings Mountain was a great boost to Patriot morale.