Battle of Seneca Old Town/Fort Rutledge

109 Daniel DR

Clemson, SC 29631

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City: Clemson

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Battle of Seneca Old Town/Fort Rutledge

On the campus of Clemson University is the site of Seneca Old Town where a 1776 battle between American forces led by General Andrew Williamson and the Cherokees who were supporters of the British. The Patriots erected Fort Rutledge on the site of Seneca. Today Clemson's Tillman Hall stands on the site of Fort Rutledge.

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