The Battle of Camden, Part I

PART IAN AMERICAN ARMY ORGANIZED TO RECOVER THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA FROM BRITISH SUBJUGATIONREVIEW OF MILITARY CONDITIONS IN THE UNITED STATES IN 1780The principal battle grounds of the first four years of the War for Independence, waged by the thirteen Colonies against the mother country, were located in the Northern States, following which period, …

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Siege of Ninety-Six

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 22.—Information being received that Lord Rawdon had received a reinforcement from England, and that he was advancing to the relief of Ninety-Six, General Greene determined to make an attack upon the British fortifications, before he raised the siege, …

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Sir John Johnson at Johnson Hall

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 8.—By the latest intelligence from Schenectady, in New York, we are informed that Sir John Johnson, (who styles himself lieutenant-colonel commanding the King’s Royal Yorkers, in the paroles given to some of the prisoners,) on Lord’s day evening, …

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Delancey’s Attack on Horse Neck

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 23.—Yesterday afternoon, Colonel Delancey, with a party of his loyal refugees, made an incursion of about thirty miles into the enemy’s country. The foot took post at Byram Bridge, while the horse passed Sherwood’s Bridge, and proceeded to …

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