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BATTLE OF CAMDEN PROJECT, MILITARY UNITS INVOLVED
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UNITS ENGAGED

AMERICAN CONTINENTAL LINE UNITS

  • a. 1st Maryland Brigade

  • b. 2d Maryland Brigade (including Delaware Rgt.)

  • c. 1st Continental Artillery Regiment
    • Virginia 1st Continental Artillery Company
    • Maryland 2d Continental Artillery Company
    • Maryland 3d Continental Artillery Company

  • d. Armand’s Legion of Horse and Foot (which includes Pinckney's South Carolina Volunteer Mounted Infantry)

  • e. Detachment of Engineers

PATRIOT STATE TROOPS AND MILITIA

  • Light Troops (which includes
    • Lt. Colonel Charles Porterfield’s Virginia State Detachment
    • North Carolina State Troops from Caswell’s Brigade)
    • North Carolina light infantry, mounted (Armstrong's militia)

  • North Carolina militia
    • 1st Brigade
    • 2d Brigade
    • 3d Brigade

  • Virginia Militia Brigade

  • South Carolina Militia (unknown at this time)

BRITISH REGULAR UNITS

  • 23rd Rgt. of Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers

  • 33rd Rgt. of Foot

  • 71st Rgt. 1st and 2d Battalions, Fraser’s Highlanders

  • Light Infantry
    • two companies from the 71st Regiment
    • one company from the 16th Regiment
    • one company from the New York Volunteers. This was the remnant of "Graham's Light Infantry

  • Royal Regiment of Artillery (detachment)

  • Engineers

BRITISH (LOYALIST) PROVINCIAL UNITS

  • British Legion, cavalry and infantry

  • Royal North Carolina Regiment (Hamilton’s)

  • Volunteers of Ireland (2nd American Regiment)

  • Corps of Guides and Pioneers

  • South Carolina Volunteer Militia, not in Tarleton’s return, but could be Harrison’s Rangers

BRITISH LOYALIST MILITIA

  • a. North Carolina Volunteers (Bryan's)

  • b. Camden District Militia (Col. Rugeley's) possibly under Bryan, Col. Cary’s militia was captured at Wateree Ferry

Charles B. Baxley
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