The town is flanked on the West by the Wateree, and on the East by two deep creeks; the other quarters are strongly fortified.
From this point he was to descend the Wateree in quest of our partisan.
Sumter was retreating up the western side of the Wateree, much encumbered by his spoils and prisoners.
We crossed the Wateree river in a small boat with much difficulty.
After we had eaten, we set out (with our new Guide) for the Wateree Indians.
I come to Winnsboro dis mornin' from way 'cross Wateree, where I live now 'mongst de bull-frogs and skeeters.
These standing on a high hill, commanded a narrow defile on the road between the hill and the Wateree swamp.
He accordingly marched cautiously down the east bank of the Wateree with a body of dragoons and infantry, in compact order.
Camden, on the Wateree River, lies inland from Charleston about a hundred and twenty-five miles as the crow flies.
Greene posted himself near Camden ferry on the Wateree, to intercept these reinforcements.