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January 4, 1781 General Danial Morgan publishes an address to refugees of Georgia, appealing to them to join him in a return to Georgia. Morgan, at that time, was encamped on the Pacolet River
  Daniel Morgan
January 17, 1781 Battle of Cowpens (South Carolina)
  Andrew Pickens
  Georgia and the American Revolution
March 15, 1781 4,500 Americans are defeated by 1,900 British troops at Guilford Courthouse
  Nathanael Greene
March 21, 1781 Battle of Beattie's Mill. Elijah Clarke attacks Major Dunlap , whose men (75 British Dragoons) retreat to a mill and nearby houses to form a defensive line. After battling for hours, Dunlap surrenders. He had been mortally wounded and was near death.
April 13, 1781 Skirmish near Augusta
  City of Augusta, Georgia
April 18, 1781 Battle at Ebenezer
May 21, 1781 Battle of Fort Dreadnought
  Georgia and the American Revolution
May 21, 1781 Battle of Fort Galphin, on Silver Bluff near Augusta
  Georgia and the American Revolution
May 24, 1781 Second Battle of Fort Grierson
  Georgia and the American Revolution
June 5, 1781 Augusta falls, having been under siege since April, 1781, by Elijah Clarke, Andrew Pickens, and Col. "Light Horse" Henry Lee.
  Andrew Pickens
  City of Augusta, Georgia
  Georgia and the American Revolution
August 17, 1781 Augusta becomes the capitol of Georgia
  City of Augusta, Georgia
August 18, 1781 Nathan Brownson begins term as governor
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
August 23, 1781 John MacPherson Berrien is born, Rocky Hill, N. J.
  John MacPherson Berrien (John Berrien)
October 2, 1781 William Wyatt Bibb born, Amelia County, Virginia
  William Wyatt Bibb
October 17, 1781 Cornwallis, surrounded at Yorktown, surrenders
  Georgia and the American Revolution
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