Battle of Huck's Defeat - July 9 & 10

Explore history at Revolutionary War reenactment

See the Battle of Huck’s Defeat at Historic Brattonsville

McCONNELLS, SC – See how soldiers and civilians survived the Revolutionary War in the Carolina backcountry at the Battle of Huck’s Defeat, July 9-10 at Historic Brattonsville, McConnells, SC. 

Historic dance and music performances, demonstrations and talks by noted experts will take place throughout the day. 

Battle reenactments will be at 2 p.m. each day. The Battle of Huck’s Defeat will be portrayed on Saturday and the Battle of Long Cane on Sunday. 

COST $6 adult; $5 senior; $3 youth ages 4-17. Children 3 and younger and CHM members, free. 


Saturday July 9

Time                      Activity                                                    

10:00                     Site opens to public

10:30                     Battlefield archaeology presentation      

11:30                     Raid on Rev. Simpson’s House reenactment

12:30                     Hands-on 18th century dancing                   

1:00                       A Question of Liberty: African Americans in the Revolution              

1:30                       18th century music performance                                                

2:00                       Battle of Huck’s Defeat reenactment                                            

3:00                       Huck’s Defeat battlefield tour                    


Sunday July 10 

Time                      Activity                       

10:00                     Site opens to public

11:30                     18th century worship service                       

12:00                     Kid’s militia drill                                                 

12:15                     Battlefield archaeology presentation      

1:00                       An Audience with Gen. Sumter presentation                      

1:30                       18th century music performance                                

2:00                       Battle of Long Cane reenactment                                                                                             


Battle of Huck’s Defeat

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 9

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, July 10

Historic Brattonsville

1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC