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Battle of Camden
Part of the American Revolutionary War
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Battle of Camden—Death of De Kalb
Date August 16, 1780
Location north of Camden, South Carolina
34°21′52.39″N 80°36′50.04″W / 34.3645528°N 80.6139°W / 34.3645528; -80.6139Coordinates: 34°21′52.39″N 80°36′50.04″W / 34.3645528°N 80.6139°W / 34.3645528; -80.6139
Result Decisive British victory
Participants
 Great Britain  United States
Commanders and leaders
Charles Cornwallis
Banastre Tarleton
Lord Rawdon
Horatio Gates
Johann de Kalb 
Marquis de La Rouërie
Strength
2,100
4 guns
3,700
7 guns
Casualties and losses
68 killed
245 wounded
11 missing
900 killed and wounded
1,000 Captured

The Battle of Camden was a battle between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United States. It happened during the American Revolutionary War. It was a major victory for the British.

The Battle took place north of Camden, South Carolina on August 16, 1780.

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