THE BATTLE OF CAMDEN
SOUTH CAROLINA AUGUST 16, 1780
LIEUT. COL. H. L. LANDERS, F. A.
HISTORICAL SECTION, ARMY WAR COLLEGE
|71ST CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION
HOUSE DOCUMENT No. 12
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
[A copy of this volume is in the U.S. Army Center of
Military History library under the call number E 241.C17.L23]
HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 37
PRESENTED BY MR. STEVENSON
Resolved, That the historical statements concerning the Battle
of Camden, South Carolina, of August 16,1780, prepared by Lieutenant Colonel
H. L. Landers, of the Historical Section, Army War College, be printed,
with illustrations, as a document.
William Tyler Page,
LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL
Washington, April 29,1929.
DEAR MR. STEVENSON: In compliance with the request contained in your
letter of April 20, 1929, I am pleased to inclose herewith the history
of the Battle of Camden, S. C., August 16, 1780, prepared by Lieut. Col.
H. L. Landers, of the Historical Section of the Army War College.
JAMES W. GOOD,
Secretary of War.
Hon. W. F. STEVENSON,
House of Representatives.
- Sketch map showing camp of the Southern Army commanded by Maj. Gen. Horatio Gates, p.20
- View from Fort Hill looking east and showing the present house and farm buildings on the old Rugeley place, p.22
- House built on site of Colonel Rugeley's home, 13 miles north of Camden, p.24
- Holly tree on Fort Hill, at Rugeley's place, p.27
- Gum Swamp, 7¼ miles north of Camden, p.36
- Sanders Creek, 5½ miles north of Camden, p.38
- Sketch map of the Battle of Camden, showing position and
strength of Americans and British commands, p.40
- Monument erected to General de Kalb in Camden in 1825, p.58
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