The American Army

The American Army (HMWJ1)

Location: Camden, SC 29020 Kershaw County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 16.008', W 80° 36.07'

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At Hobkirk's Hill the American army numbered between 1,200 and 1,500 men. Col. Otho Holland Williams's brigade held the left of the line. It consisted of two Maryland Continental regiments commanded by Col. John Gunby and Lt. Col. Benjamin Ford, along with 40 Delaware Continentals under Capt. Robert Kirkwood.

On the right, Brigadier General Isaac Huger led two regiments of Virginia Continentals under Lt. Cols. Samuel Hawes and Richard Campbell.

Each of the four Continental regiments fielded about 250 officers and men.

These units were supported by Col. Charles Harrison's three pieces of artillery, Lt. Col. William Washington's Continental cavalry, and Col. James Read's regiment of North Carolina militia.
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HM NumberHMWJ1
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 536715 N 3791810
Decimal Degrees34.26680000, -80.60116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 16.008', W 80° 36.07'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 16' 0.48" N, 80° 36' 4.20" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Kirkwood Ln, Camden SC 29020, US
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