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The 3rd South Carolina Regiment was raised on 6 June 1775, at Ninety-Six Court House, South Carolina, for service with the Continental Army. The regiment saw action at the Siege of Savannah (16 September 1779 to 18 October 1779) and the Siege of Charleston. The regiment was captured by the British Army at Charleston on 12 May 1780, together with the rest of the Southern Department. The regiment was disbanded on 15 November 1783.


Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_South_Carolina_Regiment