Summary of Most Important Aspects of the Battle of Camden SC 16 August 1780 ("Gates' Defeat").
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THE BATTLE IN PERSPECTIVE, BATTLE OF CAMDEN PROJECT

Note: This entire page is a "work in progress". Nothing here
represents the final conclusions of the History Sub-committee.

TIMELINE ANCILLARY SYNOPSIS ORDER OF BATTLE
MAPS OF BATTLE CASUALTIES ORDNANCE MOON & SUN

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Timeline

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Ancillary

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Synopsis Of Battle

O.Wms. Otho H. WILLIAMS' account
of the battle   [L. BABITS]
Full narrative.
Tarleton Banastre TARLETON's
account of the battle

[L. BABITS]
Cornwallis CORNWALLIS' report of victory
[L. BABITS]
Gates General GATES to the President
of Congress, dated Hillsborough,
Aug 20, 1780.
[L. BABITS]
Pinckney PINCKNEY's ltr to Johnson.
[B. MOSS]   Related letter.
Col. Josias C. HALL, 4th MD Regt.
to ___, 28 Aug 1780
Lt. Col. Johann Christian SENF's account
 Senf's map  [G. FIELDS]. Another transcription
by J.A. Stevens
, Magazine of American History,
Oct 1880.  [J.LEGG/SHERRI BOWER].
Garret WATTS, Pvt., NC Militia,
Pension statement [C. BAXLEY]
Guilford DUDLEY, , ___, Halifax Co. NC Militia:
        Pension statement
        "Military Services of..."   [Last half: B. MOSS]
Letters from DU BUYSSON des Hays,
Charles-Francois, Le Chevalier, Lt.Col.,
aide-de-camp of Gen. DeKalb
Edward STEVENS
Letter to Thomas Jefferson, 20 August 1780.
Maj. Charles McGILL letter
to his father, August 1780
Sgt. Roger LAMB memoir.
An Original and Authetic Journal... 1809.
Gist Mordecai GIST letter to Caesar Rodney,
12 September 1780  [LEE BOYLE]
William SEYMOUR,
Sergeant-Major of the Delaware Regiment
Journal of the Southern Expedition, 1780-1783.
Adonijah PERRY, Pvt., Jones Co. NC Militia,
letter to his parents, 29 August 1780
James HOPKINS pension statement
Pvt., Capt. Azariah Martin's Co.
Col. Lucas 4th Rgt. VA Militia
John Robert Shaw, 33rd A narrative
of the life & travels of ...
. 1807
Robert KIRKWOOD Journal of Marches,
from Morristown, East Jersey, Southerly,
13 April through 25 Oct 1780. [SHERMAN/ROBERTSON]
Thomas ANDERSON Journal of Thomas Anderson's
1st Delaware Regiment. [LEGG/ROBERTSON]
Rawdon Francis RAWDON's letter
to Col. McMahon
.
19 January 1801. Paraphrase.
[BASKIN/ROBERTSON]
 

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Order of Battle

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Maps.   More maps.   Map bibliography.

Barron
ED. BARRON'S
MAP
Barrette
BARRETTÉ'S
MAP
Tarleton
TARLETON'S
(FADEN'S)
C. Keys
CALVIN KEY'S
MAP
Olive
"OLIVE"
SKETCH
Senf
SENF MAP
SENF DISCRIP.
Stedman
STEDMAN
MAP
Calvin/topo
C.K. MAP WITH
TOPO OVERLAY
Carrington
CARRINGTON'S
MAP
Lossing
LOSSING'S
MAP
Kennedy
KENNEDY &
KIRKLAND MAP
Landers
LANDERS
16 AUG MAP
Landers 8-15-80
LANDERS'
15 AUG MAP
Landers 8-15-80
SOUTH
1778-81
Gates Route
GATES' ROUTE
After K & K
Vallancy
VALLANCY'S
MAP
DesBarres
DES BARRES
MAP
Finnegan
FINNEGAN'S MAP
Map description
G.Route
FADEN
PEN & INK
After Senf
"After"
SENF

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Casualties

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Ordnance & Military Supplies Taken

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Moon & Sun, 15/16 August 1780

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