Lord William Campbell

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Lord William Campbell (11 July 1730 – 4 September 1778) was from a Scottish family loyal to the British Crown.wikipedia
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Lord William Campbell (born 1731, died 1778)

Argyllshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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In 1764, they returned to Britain where he became a member of Parliament, representing the family seat in Argyllshire.

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In 1775, Campbell fled his home at 34 Meeting Street in Charleston on a British warship, HMS Tamar, and returned to England.
Lord and Lady William Campbell, the former Sarah Izard, were married in 1763.

Ralph Izard

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His brother-in-law was a future American rebel and member of the Second Continental Congress, Ralph Izard.
A cousin Sarah Izard married South Carolina Loyalist Governor Lord William Campbell.

HMS Tamar (1758)

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In 1775, Campbell fled his home at 34 Meeting Street in Charleston on a British warship, HMS Tamar, and returned to England.
The warship hosted South Carolina's royal governor, Lord William Campbell, beginning in September 1775, when increasingly-violent patriot activity drove the governor from his home on the mainland.

Battle of Sullivan's Island

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In 1776, during the British attack upon Fort Moultrie, he was wounded by a splinter in the side while aboard Sir Peter Parker's flagship, HMS Bristol. He never fully recovered, and died of its effects two years later at age 48.
He met with the royal governors of North and South Carolina, Josiah Martin and William Campbell, and learned that the recruited Scottish Loyalists had been defeated at Moore's Creek Bridge two weeks earlier.

List of lieutenant governors of Nova Scotia

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In 1766 he was appointed Governor of Nova Scotia, a position he held until 1773.

Sir Peter Parker, 1st Baronet

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In 1776, during the British attack upon Fort Moultrie, he was wounded by a splinter in the side while aboard Sir Peter Parker's flagship, HMS Bristol. He never fully recovered, and died of its effects two years later at age 48.
Lord William Campbell, the last British Governor of the Province of South Carolina, was mortally wounded aboard HMS Bristol.

Royal Navy (disambiguation)

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From 1752 to 1760, he served in the Royal Navy in India.

India

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From 1752 to 1760, he served in the Royal Navy in India.

Seven Years' War

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In 1762, because of the Seven Years' War, he was scheduled to serve in America.

Province of South Carolina

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He met and married a lady named Sarah Izard from South Carolina in 1763.

Second Continental Congress

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His brother-in-law was a future American rebel and member of the Second Continental Congress, Ralph Izard.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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In 1764, they returned to Britain where he became a member of Parliament, representing the family seat in Argyllshire.

American Revolutionary War

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In June 1775, at the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War, Campbell became the last British Governor of South Carolina, a position for which he had lobbied hard, because his wife was from South Carolina.

Provincial Congress

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Charged with bringing in the reins on the colony's revolutionaries, Campbell first decided to ignore the newly established Provincial Congress.

Aristocracy

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Knowing the great rift between the aristocratic low-country and the backwoodsmen commoners of the backcountry, Campbell distributed pamphlets in mass numbers to backcountry citizens.

Pamphlet

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Knowing the great rift between the aristocratic low-country and the backwoodsmen commoners of the backcountry, Campbell distributed pamphlets in mass numbers to backcountry citizens.

Patriot (American Revolution)

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Intimidation from Patriots resulted in public hangings, assaults, and business/home raids of suspected Loyalists.

Loyalist (American Revolution)

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Intimidation from Patriots resulted in public hangings, assaults, and business/home raids of suspected Loyalists.

Henry Laurens

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One home raided included that of Henry Laurens, who would go on to become the third President of the Second Continental Congress.

President

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One home raided included that of Henry Laurens, who would go on to become the third President of the Second Continental Congress.

Charleston, South Carolina

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In 1775, Campbell fled his home at 34 Meeting Street in Charleston on a British warship, HMS Tamar, and returned to England.