A lifelong love of reading and researching combined with a passion for the Southern Campaign resulted in Charles Baxley’s extensive library. From new releases throughout his lifetime to rare and hard to find books, Charles collected books, maps, pamphlets, and other written material concerning scholarship on the American Revolution, specifically the Southern Campaigns, and turned his study into a research library where the information he needed was probably close at hand. 

History of the collection/collector:
Charles Baxley is a lawyer in Lugoff, SC with a number of side passions including scholarship and organizing research and promotion efforts regarding the Revolutionary War in South Carolina. From leading tours of the Battle of Camden to coordinating the research efforts of professional and lay scholars, Charles is perhaps best known for his online scholarly journal, Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution (link) and being the Chairman of the Sestercentennial Commission.

Scope of collection:
Books, maps, and pamphlets covering the American Revolutionary War and focusing on the Southern Campaigns. 

Location of Collection or How to Access:
This collection is currently housed in Charles’ house. Please reach out to the trust administrator to arrange access.

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