On the morning of August 5, Sumter's force of 300 combined with Davie's force of 500 men and attacked the British outpost at Hanging Rock. The British had 1,400 soldiers, including Loyalists, who were encamped in three locations. The Americans attacked and overran the Loyalist camp and drove further towards the other British lines. Running out of supplies and ammunition forced the Americans to halt the attack and withdraw. In the end, the British lost 160 men versus 20 Americans killed and 40 wounded.