Introduction/Chronology/Opposing commanders/Opposing armies/Opposing plans/The campaign/Aftermath/The battlefield today/Further reading/Index
Overconfident following his victory at Saratoga, American general Horatio Gates played into the hands of British commander Loord Cornwallis at Camden in 1780, suffering one of the worst American setbacks of the war.
David Smith is a graduate of the Military Studies Master's Degree programme at the University of Chester. Having studied and worked in the United States he has a special interest in American military history, especially the Civil War and the War of Independence. Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specializing in the medieval period. He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Buckinghamshire, UK.
"Osprey books are known for their excellent maps and lavish illustrations, including original artwork. This volume has both in abundance. The text is concise yet detailed, focusing on the subject matter in questions. This book offers comprehensive coverage not only of the Battle of Camden, but also the outcome of the batter." - Military Heritage