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Near Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Baron DeKalb

 
 
Wounding of Baron DeKalb image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, August 24, 2006
1. Wounding of Baron DeKalb
Inscription. Baron DeKalb mortally wounded on this spot at Battle of Camden, Aug. 16, 1780.
 
Erected by the Hobkirk Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 21.522′ N, 80° 36.666′ W. Marker is near Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker is on Flat Rock Road 2.2 miles north of Kershaw Highway (U.S. 521), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is north of historic Camden. Marker is in this post office area: Camden SC 29020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Camden (a few steps from this marker); Camden Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Pursued Beyond the Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Panic and Valor (about 800 feet away); The Road to Battle (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Camden.
 
Regarding Baron DeKalb. General Baron Johan DeKalb (1721–1780) was born in Alsace, France. Together with Lafayette he joined the American cause, commissioned as a Major-general by the Continental Congress.
 
Also see . . .
Baron DeKalb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 2, 2011
2. Baron DeKalb Marker
To the right of this marker is the National Historic Landmark Marker
 General Baron Johan DeKalb. (Submitted on July 15, 2007.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 2, 2011
3. Overview
Battle of Camden image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 2, 2011
4. Battle of Camden
Sign at edge of the park where the marker is located
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,315 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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