SC#10 Historic Camden

the 18th century town occupied and devastated by the British during the American Revolution

222 Broad Street
Camden, SC



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

A1: Camden, South Carolina

Question 2

A2: Joseph Kershaw, he was a merchant setting up a backcountry branch of a Charleston mercantile firm.

Question 3

A3: The exhausted and malnourished Continental Army suffered from diarrhea and dysentery on the night of August 15. A quarter of the American Army was unable to engage in the battle the next day. Another factor was that the Americans had largely untested militia fighting against trained British regulars. An additional factor was American General Horatio Gates fleeing the battle.


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