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There were only 3 major battles in South Carolina, that are in the American History Books.

The first was the Battle of Camden, on April 16, 1780. General Gates, was the commander for the American Army, and General Cornwallis, was the commander for the British Army. The Americans had about 1,000 that were dead or wounded. The British had about 300 that were dead or wounded.

The second would be the Battle of King's Mountain. Fought on October 7, 1780, General Campbell, was the commander for the American Army, and General Ferguson, was the commander for the British Army. The Americans had about 90 that were dead or wounded. The British had about 300 that were dead or wounded.

The third fight was, the Battle of Cowpens, on January 17, 1781. General Morgan, was the commander for the American Army, and General Tarleton, was the commander for the British Army. The Americans had about 70 that were dead or wounded. The British had about 330 dead or wounded.

The Battle of Camden was considered a British victory.

The Battle of King's Mountain was a victory for American troops.

The Battle of Cowpens was a victory for the American troops.

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Because of the strength and activity of the loyalists.

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