Revolutionary War Memorial

Revolutionary War Memorial (HMYW5)

Location: Camden, SC 29020 Kershaw County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 14.027', W 80° 36.473'

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This memorial is dedicated to American Revolutionary War heroes who were patriots of the Old Camden District ? Markers are for Patriots buried in graves known and unknown ? Patriots in marked graves in Quaker Cemetery are: Surgeon Isaac Alexander, Surgeon James Martin, Capt Benjamin Carter, Lt Joseph Brevard, and Privates Thomas Ballard, Samuel Mathis, Archelaus Watkins ? Many patriots were executed in Camden during 1780 - 1781. Those known appear on the monument ? Hundreds of patriots from Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia died in Kershaw County in "The Battle of Camden" 16 Aug 1780 and "Hobkirk Hill" 25 April 1781. Enlisted soldiers killed in battle were left upon the fields and are buried in graves known only to God.
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HM NumberHMYW5
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe General Thomas Sumter Chapter Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 536111 N 3788147
Decimal Degrees34.23378333, -80.60788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.027', W 80° 36.473'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 1.62" N, 80° 36' 28.38" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Meeting St, Camden SC 29020, US
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