From The (Columbia, S. C.) State of Aug. 22, 2005:
Mock funeral honors de Kalb
Revolutionary War re-enactors, German soldier’s descendants attend
From Staff Reports
BATTLE OF CAMDEN
In August 1780, Baron Johann de Kalb was laid to rest among others felled in the Battle of Camden.
As part of the celebration of the 225th anniversary of the battle, the German who led colonial troops against the British was buried again in a mock funeral Sunday by Revolutionary War re-enactors. Observing were his descendants from Leipzig, Germany, and Rock Hill.
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