Return of ordnance and military stores taken by the army under the command of Lieutenant-general Earl Cornwallis, at the battle fought near Camden, the 16th of August, 1780|
BRASS FIELD PIECES.
Six pounders, 4; three pounders, 2; two pounders, 2. Total, 8.
(Abandoned by the enemy, and brought from their camp, Lynche's creek.
IRON FIELD PIECES.
Three pounder, 1; two pounder, 1; swivels, 3; Total, 5.)
Ammunition waggons, covered, 22; travelling forges, 2; fixed ammunition for six pounders, 160; ditto for three pounders, 520; stands of arms, 2000; musquet cartridges, 80,000.
Taken by Lieutenant-colonel Tarleton at the defeat of General Sumpter, August 18, 1780.
Three pounders, 2.
(Signed) J. MACLEOD, Lieuteant, commanding officer of artillery.
(From A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781, in the Southern Province of North America?, by Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton, pp139-140.)
Tarleton, Ch 2., [I], p. 139a
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