Americans crushed loyalists at this battle near Wilmington, North Carolina
BATTLEOFMOORESCREEK
To cut off an area by means of troops or warships to stop supplies or people from coming in or going out
BLOCKADE
Successful guerrilla leader who operated out of the swamps of eastern South Carolina
FRANCISMARION
Clinton left ____ in command of British forces in the south
GENERALCHARLESCORNWALLIS
A lieutenant colonel in the Virginia militia, set out to end British attacks on western settlers
GEORGEROGERSCLARK
The hit-and-run technique that caught the British off guard
GUERRILLAWAREFARE
American naval officer who raided British ports
JOHNPAULJONES
This man was a Mohawk chief
JOSEPHBRANT
Replaced Gates as commander of the Continental forces in the south
NATHANAELGREENE
Privately owned merchant ships with weapons
PRIVATEER