Campbell, Archibald

GA — 29 December 1778.
Savannah, GA — The 20,000 square foot museum stands on the site of the Battle of Savannah (1778).

Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense (1775), urging the colonies to declare their independence, found 150,000 purchasers in a population of less than 3 million — the equivalent today of a sale of 14 million.

Richard Brookhiser
Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution (2003)