Camp Security

At Camp Security, British POWs from Yorktown were kept and guarded by Moses Hazen’s regiment that had marched north with them to Pennsylvania. Only a few POW camps were established during the Revolutionary War, and Camp Security is the only one of these sites that remains largely untouched. Between 1781 and the end of the war in 1783, more than 1,500 captured British soldiers and their families were confined at Camp Security.

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Moses Hazen’s Regiment
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north
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39.98382
-76.64833
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York County
PA
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