Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Greene also ordered William Washington and his cavalry to circle past the British right and strike them from the rear.
The daring American charge halted the British advance. The Continentals pressed forward while Colonel Charles Harrison’s artillery blasted the outnumbered Redcoats.
Rawdon sent his light infantry forward to protect his right flank, and the convalescent company to protect the British left.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 34° 15.805′ N, 80° 36.279′ W. Marker is in Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker is at the intersection of Lyttleton Street and Greene Street, on the right when traveling west on Lyttleton Street. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Washington's Ride (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle Of Hobkirk Hill (about 300 feet away); Struggle for the Hill (about 400 feet away); The British Attack (about 600 feet away); Forced to Retreat (about 700 feet away); Fruitless Victory (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Final Encounter (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Hobkirk Hill (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.