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The Battle of Camden, Part 2

PART IIBRITISH PLANS TO SUBJUGATE THE SOUTHERN PROVINCES—BATTLE OF CAMDEN, S. C., AUGUST 16,1780THE BRITISH RAISE PROVINCIAL CORPS AND MILITIAWhen General Clinton and Admiral Arbuthnot departed from Charleston on the 5th day of June, to return to New York, General Cornwallis was left in command of the British expeditionary force in South Carolina. His headquarters…

Sullivan’s descent on Staten Island. – American Account

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 23. –Yesterday morning, before daybreak, a body of rebels, under the command of Messrs Sullivan, Smallwood} and De Bourg, landed in two divisions upon the west end of Staten Island. By the acknowledgment of some of their officers,…