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The Battle of Camden took place on August 16, 1780, in Camden, South Carolina. British forces under Corwallis with 2,100 troops faced the Colonial forces under Gates with 3,700 troops. Gates made a serious tactical error and underestimated Corwallis and his troops. British forces severely defeated the colonial forces. Gates and the colonial forces suffered over 2,000 casualties and 1,000 troops being taken prisoner. Gates was relieved of his field command following this battle. Check out these videos to learn more about the Battle of Camden.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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