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POSTELL, Benjamin, soldier, born in 1760" died in Charleston, South Carolina, in January, 1801. He was a resident of St. Bartholomew's parish, South Carolina In 1775 he became a lieutenant in the 1st regiment of his state, and on the capture of Charleston in 1780 he was sent as a prisoner to St. Augustine, where he remained eleven months, suffering many hardships. Subsequently he was a member of the legislature, and colonel of the Colleton county regiment, tie did good service in the Revolution under Gem Francis Marion. His brothers, Major John and Colonel Jazzes, also won reputation in the partisan warfare under Marion. The former captured forty British regulars near Monk's Corner on 29 January, 1781.
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