Battle of Camden• South Carolina militia was not prepared for  battle.• They turned and ran away from the British  forces....
Battle of King’s Mountain• Considered the turning point of fighting in South  Carolina.• British soldiers and the Loyalist...
Battle of Cowpens• After the Battle of Camden, the militia had a  reputation for running away from a fight.• Andrew Picken...
Revolutionary battles
Revolutionary battles
Revolutionary battles
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Revolutionary battles

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Revolutionary battles

  1. 1. Battle of Camden• South Carolina militia was not prepared for battle.• They turned and ran away from the British forces.• Major defeat for the Continental Army (Americans)• Almost all of South Carolina was under the control of the British.
  2. 2. Battle of King’s Mountain• Considered the turning point of fighting in South Carolina.• British soldiers and the Loyalist militia were attacked by mountain men from North and South Carolina from behind rocks and trees.• Many British were killed and injured.• The British tried to surrender, but the Americans refused to accept it (or offer them quarter) because of how badly Americans had been treated by the British.
  3. 3. Battle of Cowpens• After the Battle of Camden, the militia had a reputation for running away from a fight.• Andrew Pickens used this to his advantage.• Pickens partisan forces attacked the British and then ran off the field of battle.• The British chased them.• The partisans led the British into the guns of the waiting American army.• The British were defeated and left South Carolina.

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