Near Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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 . . . General Baron Johan DeKalb. (Submitted on July 15, 2007.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2007, by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,401 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 7, 2007, by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 5, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.