The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

Special | 8m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a battle that became known as the Battle of Camden, the largest battle in the South up to that point.

Aired: 05/18/17

Rating: NR

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The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution is a local public television program presented by SCETV.

This video series was made possible by South Carolina ETV, The National Park Service, The Self Family Foundation, The George Washington Endowment Fund of the National Society of the Sons …