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Time Period >>  Revolutionary War  1776 - 1781
Historical Event >>  Cornwallis Departs  October 12, 1780

The people of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County continue to vex General Cornwallis. Skirmishes such as the "Battle of the Bees" just nine days earlier have shown the British commander that a military victory won't be easily won. Cornwallis calls this place "a Hornet's Nest of rebellion," and leaves.

General Cornwallis
General Cornwallis




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