WE HAVE PARTNERED WITH THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION INSTITUTE
TO BRING THE WORLD CLASS EXHIBIT SAVING SOLDIERS TO SOUTH CAROLINA
The exhibit is full of primary source materials and just complated a 10-month run at Anderson House in Washington DC.
OPENING & RECEPTION
Sunday: Evening May 28th
TIME: 6:30 pm to 8:30pm LOCATION: 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC
SAVING SOLDIERS EXHIBITION
OPENS: May 29, 2023 CLOSES: December 16, 2023
TIME: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
COST: Included with a Self-Guided Tour
American doctors who joined the cause for independence faced formidable odds.
Of the fourteen hundred medical practitioners who served in the Continental Army, only about ten percent had formal medical degrees. The majority of the rest had learned their practice through an apprenticeship with an established physician. Most were young men at the beginning of their careers. Few had prior experience of war. Their civilian practices had not prepared them for the grim realities of warfare in eighteenth-century America, where far more soldiers under
First published in 1757 by Thomas Jeffreys then republished in 1780 by William Faden.
This Georgia & South Carolina state map, printed before the Battle of Camden, apparently an earlier unrecorded printing, varies significantly from other known copies, notably in the detailed rendering of the “High Hills of Santee” (it was removed and relocated in the later states of the maps, on which a notation of the Battle of Camden has been added).
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