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Charles Towne

SC
Patriots are in control of it at the beginning

1

General Henry Clinton

Takes over Savannah and Charles Towne
Lots of prisoners captured
Worst American defeat in the war

2

General Charles Cornwallis

Commander of British forces in the south

3

Camden

SC
Horatio Gates sent to take over Charles Cornwallis
British win but Cornwallis to realize that he could not control the south as well as he thought

4

Guerrilla warfare

Surprise attack
Hit and run technique

5

Francis Marion

"Swamp Fox"
Leader of Guerrilla warfare
Quick and smart-could not be caught

6

Kings Mountain

The patriots win
Gets more support from people in the South-British destroying their homes and farms

7

Nathanael Greene

Commander of American forces in the south
Plan-half go to Cowpens, half go with Marion, reunite in Guilford courthouse

8

Cowpens

SC
Americans led by Daniel Morgan defeat British

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Guilford Courthouse

NC
A British win at great loss
Cornwallis abandons the Carolina campaign (goes crazy in VA)