Richard Winn – Continental Army Officer – South Carolina


Richard Winn (1750 – December 19, 1818) was an American merchant, surveyor, and politician from Winnsboro, South Carolina. During the American Revolutionary War he was an officer in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment. After the regiment was captured at Charleston, he served in a militia partisan unit under Thomas Sumter. After the war he became a general in the South Carolina militia.

He represented South Carolina in the U.S. House from 1793 until 1797 and from 1803 to 1813.