Back to List

Gen William Moultrie

July 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame

Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Moultrie (1785-1787) is known for his leadership during the American Revolutionary War. He defended the city of Charleston from British attack in 1776, and Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island was named for him. He contributed the element of the crescent moon to the South Carolina State Flag. Moultrie also served as 35th Governor of South Carolina.

Categories: 

Facebook comments

Related Posts

5-minute biography of statesman Thomas Pinckney. Through the use of interviews and historical illustrations, the documentary tells the story of this signer of the United...

Ernest A. Finney, Jr. was South Carolina’s first appointed African-American Supreme Court Justice, since Reconstruction. Born 1931 in Smithfield, Virginia, his mother died...