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Beaufort Scene of the Last Revolutionary Battle

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Following the surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, skirmishes between rebels and loyalists continued. In April 1782, three loyalist vessels anchored in Beaufort harbor to conduct a raid against colonists. A small group of Continental Army members joined forces, guarding granaries and warehouses in Harkers Island and Beaufort. While the British and loyalists were able to take control of the town fort, they did not capture the stores at Harkers Island.