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Letter from Charles Porterfield to Horatio Gates
Porterfield, Charles, d. 1780
August 16, 1780
Volume 14, Page 559

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COL. PORTERFIELD TO MAJ. GENL. GATES.

Sir:

I have been quite through the enemy's late encampment at the Widow Shelly's. They went from that place, & are now all in Camden.

I am now on my march To the main Camden road, & will be three or four miles below you.

I have the Honour to be,
With great Respt., your servt.,
CS. PORTERFIELD.

9 o'Clock A. M., 16th August, 1780.