The headstone, complete with a colonial flag, sits in the cemetery of the Parish House of St. Helena's. Wilkins was mortally wounded in the Battle of Port Royal Island, also known as the Battle of Grays Hill, on Feb. 3, 1779. Records showed that he died in Beaufort the next day. He was 35.
The headstone, complete with a colonial flag, sits in the cemetery of the Parish House of St. Helena's. Wilkins was mortally wounded in the Battle of Port Royal Island, also known as the Battle of Grays Hill, on Feb. 3, 1779. Records showed that he died in Beaufort the next day. He was 35. BOB SOFALY | The Beaufort Gazette
The headstone, complete with a colonial flag, sits in the cemetery of the Parish House of St. Helena's. Wilkins was mortally wounded in the Battle of Port Royal Island, also known as the Battle of Grays Hill, on Feb. 3, 1779. Records showed that he died in Beaufort the next day. He was 35. BOB SOFALY | The Beaufort Gazette

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