|Building In Charleston, South Carolina|
Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War in America...:
The invasion of the enemy in 1780 had extended their authority over the whole State. Charleston had fallen. The entire Continental force and the greater part of the North Carolina and Virginia line were prisoners.
The enemy triumphing in success, and confident that opposition was at an end, no longer held out the lure of conciliation. Insult and arrogance became the order of the day, and adversity was aggravated by every variety of insolence that malice could invent and tyranny inflict.