Documents by Participants. Battle of Camden SC 16 August 1780 ("Gates' Defeat").
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  • 21 June 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates to Samuel Huntington, President of Congress. Acknowledges receipt of being given the Southern command.

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  • 3 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates to Mr. Clay, Deputy Paymaster General Southern Department, directing that he report with any monies in his possession.

  • 3 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates to Governor Nash of North Carolina, expressing intent to call on him as soon as he is finished in Virginia.

  • 4 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates to Samuel Huntington, President of Congress. Notes compliance with instructions from Congress. Makes the request that resulted in Daniel Morgan's promotion to Brigadier General.

  • 4 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates to General Lincoln. Expresses understanding for the misfortunes of his predecessor "doomed" to the Southern command, and asks his advice.

  • 9 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates to Brigadier General Muhlenberg. The status of officers of the Virginia line not captured at Charleston.

  • 13 July 1780. Return of Salisbury District NC Militia having joined brigade of Gen. Rutherford. Submitted by Henry Wm. Harrington.

  • 14 July 1780 Extract of a letter from Lieutenant-general Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton, dated Charles town, July 14, 1780. Mention of DeKalb and Caswell.*

  • 15 July 1780 Extract of a letter from Lieutenant-general Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton, dated Charles town, July 15, 1780. Mentions DeKalb and Caswell. *

  • 19 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates to Governor Nash of North Carolina. Requests him to come to Hillsborough. A second request for desperately needed supplies, particularly tents.

  • 19 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To the Director of Hospitals in the Southern Department, directing that he address the total lack of medical facilites for the army.

  • 19 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Governor Thomas Jefferson of Virginia. Few of the promised militia have arrived, and those are deplorably equipped. Tents and food are desperately needed.

  • 20 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Samuel Huntington, President of Congress. Encloses copies of letters to Nash and Jefferson. Stresses desperate lack of food, supplies and money. Will move to Coxe's Mill.

  • 20 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Colonel White of the Light Dragoons. Expresses the need for dragoons, but notes the difficulties faced in equipping and mounting them. White directed to report when such has occurred.

  • 20 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To President of the Board of War, Philadelphia.. Has received no communication since his orders. Notes needs for axes, entrenching tools, small arm supplies. Discusses problems obtaining dragoons from Virginia.

  • 20 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General the Baron de Kalb. Acknowledges de Kalb's letter. Notes desperated need for supplies and what has been done in effort to obtain them. Plans to join de Kalb.

  • 20 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Governor Thomas Jefferson of Virginia. Expresses expectation that remnants of Buford's regiment be equipped, clothed, and report for duty. Notes probable neglect or fraud in supplies from Virginia.

  • 20 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Colonel Buford. Directing Buford to report for duty when his men have been equipped and clothed.

  • 21 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Brigadier General Muhlenberg. Expresses expectation that remnants of Bufords, Gibsons, and Brent's Regiments (amounting to about a regiment) report for duty.

  • 22 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To General Stevens Virginia Militia. Direct him to join army at Coxe's Mill, avoiding any distress to inhabitants.

  • 22 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Governor Thomas Jefferson of Virginia. Has taken 16 cows from large herd going to Charlottesville. Notes plans for sending 2 regiments of dragoons plus remnants of other VA continenals to join army. Requests Jefferson's help in obtaining tents since he expect little help from Congress.

  • 25 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General Caswell, North Carolina Militia. Directs Caswell, Rutherford and Harrington to report for conference of generals at Cox's Mill. Notes expected arrival of Continental dragoons and infantry from Virginia.

  • 26 July 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Buffalo Ford. Assures troops that supplies are on the way. Directs regular officers to be cooperative with officers of the militia who are expected soon.

  • 26 July 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Spinks. March scheduled for following morning.

  • 27 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Brigadier General Rutherford, North Carolina Militia. Demands return of 15 loaded supply wagons sent to Cross Creek. Notes Caswell's lack of supplies.

  • 28 July 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Cotton's. Plans to march following day. Assurances that adequate supplies are on the way.

  • 29 July 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Kimborough's. No march planned. Troops to clean themselves and be inspected.

  • 29 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Brigadier General Rutherford, North Carolina Militia. Plan to march to Mask's Ferry. Expectation of arrival of Stevens and VA militia. Expectation of status reports from Caswell and Rutherford.

  • 29 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General Caswell, North Carolina Militia. Acknowleges letter. Moving to support Caswell. Notes that Caswell's and Rutherfords troops have stripped the country of provisions. Brits pulling troops in toward Camden. Requests intelligence.

  • Late July/early August 1780. Circular letter from Horatio Gates to Colonel Giles, Hicks, And Others; Officers of Militia South Carolina

  • 30 July 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Kimborough's. Poor discipline addressed.

  • 30 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To General Stevens Virginia Militia. Notes Stevens approach and lack of supplies.

  • 30 July 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General Caswell, North Carolina Militia. Acknowledges Caswell's letter. Stresses need to combine all forces as soon as possible.

  • 31 July 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Kimborough's. Violent storm prevented march. March planned for following day.

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  • 1 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Mask's Ferry.

  • 2 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Mask's Ferry. Bad weather given as reason for delay of supplies. Excess baggage to be left. March planned for following day.

  • 2 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To General Stevens Virginia Militia. High wind has interfered with crossing ferry. Has received no letter from Stevens. Stevens directed to guard the ferry and to collect all available boats in the area. Notes that he has received no news from Eastward.

  • 3 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Mask's Ferry. Weather delayed march until following day. Supply wagons with rum &c. to arrive at their next camp. Major John Armstrong appointed Deputy Adjutant General. Major Thomas Pinkney, Captain De Veaux, and Chief Engineer Colonel Senf appointed aides-de-camp. Christopher Richmond appointed Secretary. March planned for following day.

  • 3 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General Caswell, North Carolina Militia. Has received no reply to his letter directing Caswell to meet him at Anderson's. Chides Caswell for stripping the land of provisions without concern for needs of other friendly forces. Tells Caswell that he expects to receive supplies from him.

  • 3 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Governor Nash, North Carolina. Repeats that the army is desitute for food and rum. Notes stripping of the land by Caswell and Rutherford to the hurt of other troops.

  • 3 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Governor Jefferson, Virginia. Reminds Jefferson that his soldiers are without food or tents. Colonel Harrison of the Artillery has been severely wounded in the leg by a kick from a horse. Request Jefferson's aid in getting Lt. Col. Carrington to report for duty. Asks that 100 copies of enclosed proclamation be printed.

  • 3 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Lieut. Colonel Carrington of Artillery. Directs Carrington to report for duty.

  • 3 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General Caswell, North Carolina Militia. Acknowledges letter from Caswell at Thomson's. Will march following day to join forces.

  • 3 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Colonel Porterfield. Directs Porterfield to send detachment to Thomson's to drive cattle to camp.

  • 4 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. May Mill. Will march following day to join forces with Caswell and Rutherford near Anderson's.

  • 4 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Colonel White. Acknowledges White's letter that to call the dragoons to action in their present state would invite disaster, but directs him to report as soon as practicable.

  • 4 August 1780 Copy of a proclamation issued by General Gates at Pedee, the 4th of August 1780. *

  • 5 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Deep Creek.

  • 5 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General Caswell, North Carolina Militia. Porterfield to join Caswell immediately. Others to march at 4 p.m.

  • 6 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Deep Creek. Otho H. Williams appointed Deputy Adjutant General. Half-pound of meal issued to 1st MD and new arrivals. Marauding of civilians to be punishable by death.

  • 6 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To General Harrington. Harrington appointed general of militia on boths sides of Peedee from Cheraw to mouth of river.

  • 6 August 1780 Extract of a letter from Lieutenant-general Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton, dated Charles town, August 6th, 1780 *

  • 7 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Deep Creek Cross Roads. Camp organization for the enlarged army. MD to send excess baggage to Charlotte. All sick and convalescents to be sent to Charlotte. March planned for following day, Armand to depart immediately.

  • 7 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To General Harrington. Ordered to take Georgetown.

  • 7 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Colonel Sumpter (Sumter). Informs him of the joint army and requests intelligence regarding Sumter's area.

  • 8 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Lynch's Creek. Detachment formed under Hall for unspecified duty. Troops issued 1-1/2 lb of beef per ration until further notice.

  • 8 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Colonel Porterfield. Porterfield to command VA troops, Caswell's light infantry and the cavalry detachment in harrassing enemy's rear.

  • 9 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Lynch's Creek. Hall's detachment to march (unspecified duty). Major Deane to take sick and MD's heavy baggage to Charlotte. All food to distributed by commissary general. March planned for following day.

  • 9 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Colonel Hall. To support Porterfield.

  • 9 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Lord Rawdon. Rebuttal of Rawdon's claim that MD officer acted inappropriately under a flag.

  • 9 August 1780. Payroll of Capt. Samuel Reid's Co., Rowan Co. NC Militia, Col. Alexander's Rgt., Gen. Rutherford.

  • 10 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Lynch's Heights. Troops to receive gill of rum and pound of flour.

  • 11 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Lynch's Heights. Army to march.

  • 12 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Marshall's Plantation.

  • 13 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Clermont, Rugeley's.

  • 14 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Rugeley's.

  • 15 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Capt. Hawkins Martin. To form several companies of "volunteer horse".

  • 15 August 1780 Copy of a letter from Colonel Sumpter to General Gates, dated Wateree ferry, August 15th 1780. *

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  • 15 August 1780 Copy of General Gate's orders, 15 August 1780. *. Another version from Mag. of American History, October 1880.

  • 15 August 1780 Field Return of the troops under the command of Lieutenant-general Earl Cornwallis, on the night of the 15th of August, 1780 *

  • 16 August 1780 Return of the killed, wounded, and missing, of the troops under the command of Lieutenant-general Earl Cornwallis, in the battle fought near Camden, South Carolina, on the 16th of August, 1780 *

  • 16 August 1780 Return of ordnance and military stores taken by the army under the command of Lieutenant-general Earl Cornwallis, at the battle fought near Camden, the 16th of August, 1780 *

  • 16 August 1780 Earl Cornwallis' troop strength report on August 16th, 1780 and his report of casualties after the Battle of Camden. **

  • 16 August 1780 Adams Hoops, August 16, 1780, Report on British Troop Strength at Battle of Camden; with Memorandum. From Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress. See Hoops here.

  • 16 August 1780 Thomas Jefferson, August 16, 1780, List of British and American Forces at Battle of Camden

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  • 18 August 1780 Return of killed and wounded of the troops under the command of Lieutenant-colonel Tarleton, in the action near Catawba fords, on the 18th of August, 1780. *

  • 18 August 1780. Letter from Gov. Josiah Martin to Lord George Germain. Contains P.S. on 20 August. From State Records of North Carolina XV:49-56:

  • 18 August 1780. Thomas Pinckney to Horatio Gates. The State Records of North Carolina, 26 vols., (Goldsboro, North Carolina: Nash Brothers, 1886-1907), 14: 560. Transcribed & submitted by Marg Baskin. ***

  • 20 August 1780. Extract of a letter from General Gates to the President of Congress, dated Hillsborough, Aug 20, 1780.
  • 20 August 1780. Cornwallis to Germain. The State Records of North Carolina, 26 vols., (Goldsboro, North Carolina: Nash Brothers, 1886-1907), 15: 263-268. Transcribed & submitted by Marg Baskin. ***

  • 20 August 1780 Edward Stevens to Thomas Jefferson, August 20, 1780. From Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress.

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  • 21 August 1780 Report by Cornwallis to Germain of his Camden victory

  • 21 August 1780 Extract.- From Earl Cornwallis to Lord George Germain, dated Camden, August 21. 1780. *

  • 21 August 1780. From Cornwallis to his friend Thomas Townshend, dated Camden, August 21, 1780. Transcribed and submitted by Sam Fore.

  • 22 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Major General Caswell, North Carolina Militia.

  • 22 August 1780 Map of the Battle of Gum Swamp... by Lt. Thomas George Leonard Barretté, Lt., acting engineer, 23rd Regiment.

  • 24 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Brigadier General Smallwood.

  • 24 August 1780. Thomas Pinckney to Horatio Gates. The State Records of North Carolina, 26 vols., (Goldsboro, North Carolina: Nash Brothers, 1886-1907), 14: 575. Transcribed & submitted by Marg Baskin. ***

  • 24 August 1780. Thomas Woolford to his brother James, informing him of his capture at Fishing Creek. #2319, Feinstone Collection. Submitted by Bobby Moss.

  • 26 August 1780. Postscript to letter from Lt. T.G.L. Barretté to Sir Henry Clinton, describing his enclosed Plan of the Battle fought on the 16th inst.

  • 26 Aug / 2 Sep 1780 Letters from Du Buysson des Hays, Charles-Francois, Le Chevalier, Lt.Col., aide-de-camp of Gen. DeKalb

  • 27 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Brigadier General Smallwood.

  • 27 August 1780 Edward Stevens to Thomas Jefferson, August 27, 1780. From Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress.

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  • 27 August 1780 Colo. Marion, to Colo. P. Horry. From Documentary History of the American Revolution, by Gibbes. Recapture of 150 Continentals.

  • 28 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Le Chevallier La Luzerne.

  • 28 August 1780 Col. Josias C. Hall, 4th MD Regt. to ___. Submitted by Charles Baxley. Transcribed by John Robertson. Source publication needed.

  • 28 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Lord Cornwallis.

  • 29 August 1780 Letter from Adonijah Perry to his parents.

  • 30 August 1780 Horatio Gates report to President of Congress, including letter to Gen. Washington plus O.H. Williams report of "continental officers killed, captivated, wounded, and missing, in the actions of the 16th and 18th of August, 1780". *. Another version from Mag. of American History, Oct 1880. Gates' ltr to Washington, same source.

  • 30 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To Governor Jefferson of Virginia.

  • 30 August 1780 Edward Stevens to Thomas Jefferson, August 30, 1780. From Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress.

  • 31 August 1780. Horatio Gates daily orders. Hillsborough.

  • 31 August 1780. Letter from Horatio Gates To General Muhlenberg.

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  • ?? August 1780 Lt. Col. Johann Christian Senf
    who was present at the battle as evidenced by the account of the battle by Otho H. Williams. Date is conjectural.

  • ?? August 1780 Maj. Charles McGill's description of the battle in a letter to his father.

  • ?? August 1780 Cornwallis outlines punishments for rebels.

    SEPTEMBER 1780   TOP

  • 3 September 1780. Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, September 3, 1780, on defeat at Camden. From Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress. Submitted by Charles Baxley. Is there a transcription of this anywhere? Can it be transcribed?. Ref to this letter. Use control-f and search for "september 3".

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  • 3 September 1780. Thomas Jefferson to Horatio Gates, September 3, 1780, on defeat at Camden. From Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress. Ref to letter. Use control-f and search for "september 3".

  • 3 September 1780. Thomas Jefferson to Edward Stevens, September 3, 1780, on defeat at Camden. From Thomas Jefferson papers at the Library of Congress.

  • 11 September 1780. George Washington to Thomas Jefferson, September 11, 1780, on the defeat at Camden. From George Washington papers at the Library of Congress.

  • 12 September 1780. Mordecai Gist letter to Caesar Rodney.  [LEE BOYLE]

  • 20 September 1780. Examination of William Allman of Col. Stubblefield's Regiment. Papers of the Continental Congress, Reel 174, Vol. 2, 25. Copies obtained by Sherri Bower; transcription by Bill Braham (UK).

  • 23 September 1780. Otho Holland Williams to Col. John Stull. Partial abstract. Notes return of escaped captives.

    OCTOBER 1780   TOP

  • 10 October 1780. Delaware Regiment roster, from Delaware Archives, Military, Vol.1. Submitted by Ralph D. Nelson, Historian, DESSAR.

  • 12 October 1780 From Otho Holland Williams. Partial abstracts.

    NOVEMBER 1780   TOP

  • 9 November 1780. Petition of Samuel Dinwiddie, Landon Carter, and others to the Virginia Legislature.

    1780   TOP

  • 1780. Robert Kirkwood. The journal and order book of Captain Robert Kirkwood of the Delaware Regiment of the Continental line: Journal of Marches, from Morristown, East Jersey, Southerly. Transcribed by William Thomas Sherman.

  • 1780. Thomas Anderson. Journal of Thomas Anderson's 1st Delaware Regiment. Transcribed by John Robertson.

  • 1780?. Otho H. Williams (1749-1794) account of the battle PDF transcribed by L. Babits from "A Narrative of the Campaign of 1780. Sketches of the Life and Correspondence of Nathanael Greene, Volume I, pp 485- 510. A. E. Miller, Charleston, South Carolina, 1822. Per John Maass: "This is the most complete participant account of the entire campaign and battle", "That Unhappy Affair", p.10. The date it was written has yet to be located, but was probably in the same year as the battle. Williams died in 1794.

  • 1780? Sketch of the Battle at Camden 16th August 1780, from the Olive Branch Petition website. Unknown draftsman. Probably present at battle. Date is conjectural.

  • 1780-1781 Horatio Gates Letterbook Correspondence 1780-81, at Library of Congress. Scanned images. No transcriptions. Are transcriptions available anywhere?

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  • 3 January 1781 Colonel Williams on General Gates, 3d January 1781. From Cowpens Papers: Being Correspondence of General Morgan and the Prominent Actors, from the collection of Theodorus Bailey Myers. Submitted by Sherri Bower

  • 17 May 1781 Nesbit Balfour to American militia prisoners of war. From Documentary History of the American Revolution, by Gibbes. Transcribed by Carol Buckler.

  • 18 May 1781 Lieut. Col. Stephen Moore and Major John Barnwell to Lieut. Col. Nesbit Balfour, Prison Ship, Torbay, Charleston Harbour, May 18, 1781. From Documentary History of the American Revolution, by Gibbes.

  • 18 May 1781 Lieut. Col. Stephen Moore and Major John Barnwell to Gen. Greene, Prison Ship, Torbay, Charleston Harbour, May 18, 1781. A number of them are shown in B. Moss' Roster of SC Patriots as having been captured at the fall of Charleston.
    • Version 1 From Documentary History of the American Revolution, by Gibbes.
    • Version 2 Source given as NC State Records. Very similar to above, but with some differences (e.g., dates by names of officers). Walter Clark, ed., North Carolina State Records, Vol. 17, p.1044-46 (source ref submitted by John Maass)***
    • Version 3 Another version similar to the above two not mentioning schooner Packhorse, transcribed from Papers of the Continental Congress M246-175 i155 v2 pg 218.

  • 19 May 1781 Letter from Lieut. Col. Stephen Moore to Lt. Col. Nesbit Balfour. Prison Ship Torbay From Gibbes Documentary History of the American Revolution.

  • 22 June 1781 Marion: General Exchange (of Prisoners), June 22, 1781. From Documentary History of the American Revolution, by Gibbes

    1782   TOP

  • 7 July 1782 Otho H. Williams letter to Maryland Governor Thomas Sim Lee, expressing the complaints of Maryland Continentals.

    1783   TOP

  • 1783 William Seymour, Sergeant-Major of the Delaware Regiment Journal of the Southern Expedition, 1780-1783.

    1784   TOP

  • c1784 Document described as listing of former soldiers in the Duke of Cumberland's Regiment who settled in Nova Scotia. At least one former Maryland Continental, Baptist Armsworthy, captured at Camden, can be found among them. Submitted by descendant Daryl Armsworthy, darmsworthynewbrit.

  • 1784 - 1789. PDF. Claims of Lt. Donald McAlpine of the Royal NC Regt. Submitted by Todd Braisted.

    1785   TOP

  • 26 March 1785 Fayssoux: Letter Concerning Treatment of Prisoners of War. From Documentary History of the American Revolution, by Gibbes

    1787   TOP

  • 1 March 1787 Plan of the Battle fought near Camden August 16th 1780 from Tarleton's A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781 in the Southern Provinces of North America. This map is believed to be by William Faden (1750-1836), as of 1771 the "Geographer to His Majesty and the Prince of Wales", possibly published elsewhere earlier. Although drafted by a non-participant, it might be considered primary since it is in the published work by an active participant in the battle and would have been subject to his scrutiny and approval.

  • 1787. Tarleton's account of the battle (PDF) transcribed by L. Babits from Tarleton's, A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781 in the Southern Provinces of North America *

  • 1787 Response by Lt. Roderick Mackenzie, 71st Regiment, believed to have been present in the battle, to Tarleton's account from his Strictures On Lt. Col. Tarleton's History "Of The Campaigns Of 1780 And 1781, In The Southern Provinces Of North America. Transcribed by Marg Baskin.

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  • 1789 Rebuttal to Mackenzie by Major George Hanger, British Legion in his An Address To The Army; In Reply To Strictures, By Roderick M'Kenzie, (Late Lieutenant In The 71st Regiment) On Tarleton's History Of The Campaigns Of 1780 And 1781. . Transcribed by Marg Baskin.

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  • 20 January 1794. Plan of the Battle fought near Camden August 16th 1780 by Stedman, Charles, Col., quartermaster believed to have been present at the battle. The History of the Origins, Progress and Termination of the American War , 1794.

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  • 19 January 1801. Francis Rawdon to Col. McMahon. Paraphrase. From The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales, 1770-1812 Ed. A. Aspinall. 8 vols. (London: Cassell, c1963-71.) 4:192-197.

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  • 1807 John Robert Shaw memoir. A narrative of the life & travels of John Robert Shaw, the well-digger, now resident in Lexington, Kentucky. Written by Himself. Transcribed by William Thomas Sherman (modified by John Robertson to be that of original printing).

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  • 1809 Sgt. Roger Lamb memoir. An Original and Authentic Journal... 1809.

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  • 27 July 1822 Thomas Pinckney:
    • Letter to Judge Johnson found in Historical Magazine, Vol. X, No. 8 (August 1886), pp. 244-253. Also found in Robert Scott Davis Jr., "Thomas Pinckney and the Last Campaign of Horatio Gates," South Carolina Historical Magazine 86 (1985): 82
    • Letter to his son Cotesworth, describing the letter to Johnson.

  • 31 July 1822. Thomas Pinckney to Judge James.

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  • 1836. An account of the Battle at Fishing Creek by James P. Collins from his Autobiography of a Revolutionary Soldier

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  • South Carolina documents during the Revolution--over 440 transcribed.

  • Battle of Camden participants also at the Battle of Cowpens, derived from Bobby Moss' Patriot at the Cowpens, noting those for whom copies of h.w. microfilmed pension statements have been obtained.)

         * From A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781 in the Southern Provinces of North America, by Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton. Unless otherwise noted, transcribed by Marg Baskin.
      ** Scanned copy.
    *** From State Records of North Carolina

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