Northwest Redoubt

Northwest Redoubt (HM22MS)

Location: Camden, SC 29020 Kershaw County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 14.185', W 80° 36.605'

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In 1780 - 81, the British built a series of small forts or redoubts to serve as an outer line of defense for their headquarters at Camden. They were well fortified with troops and artillery, making Camden relatively impenetrable to attack by the Colonial forces. The two western redoubts on Campbell St. protected Camden's important western flank from the Wateree river. The large redoubt on this site spanned the intersection of Campbell and Bull Streets. It was destroyed by the British when they evacuated in 1781.
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HM NumberHM22MS
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Placed ByKershaw County Clean Community Commission, Historic Campbell Street Committee
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Date Added Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 7:04pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 535908 N 3788438
Decimal Degrees34.23641667, -80.61008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.185', W 80° 36.605'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 11.1" N, 80° 36' 36.3" W
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Area Code(s)803
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 450-498 Campbell St, Camden SC 29020, US
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