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2 edition of Battle of King"s Mountain, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1780. found in the catalog.

Battle of King"s Mountain, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1780.

Washington County Historical Society, Abingdon, Va.

Battle of King"s Mountain, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1780.

by Washington County Historical Society, Abingdon, Va.

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Published by Washington County Historical Society in Abingdon, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington County (Va.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • King"s Mountain, Battle of, S.C., 1780.,
    • Washington County (Va.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Registers.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMemorial addresses by General Francis Preston, 30th anniversary [and] Lewis Preston Summers, 158th anniversary; and the roster of the officers and men from Washington County, Virginia, participating in the battle.
      GenreRegisters.
      ContributionsPreston, Francis, 1765-1835., Summers, Lewis Preston, 1868-1943.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE241.K5 W3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[12] p.
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6389171M
      LC Control Number39017750
      OCLC/WorldCa6162570

      but suffered heavy setbacks at Kings Mountain, South Carolina, on October 7 and at Cowpens, South Carolina, on Janu After Cornwallis won a costly victory at Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina, on Ma , he entered Virginia to join other British forces there, setting up a base at. Get this from a library! Battle of Kings Mountain participants, October 7, [William E Cox; Kings Mountain National Military Park (S.C.); Eastern National Park and Monument Association.; Historical Society of Washington County, Virginia.].

      The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The actual battle took place on October 7, , nine miles south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina in rural York County, South Carolina, where the Patriot militia. at Kings Mountain by Dr. Bobby Moss King’s Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King’s Mountain October 7, by Lyman C. Draper Militiamen Allowed to Submit a Federal Pension Application (FPA) The Kings Mountain Men by Katherine Keogh White The Loyalists at Kings Mountain by Dr. Bobby Moss

      Battle of Kings Mountain participants, October 7, Statement of Responsibility: William E. Cox, historian [for] Kings Mountain National Military Park Books/Monographs Language: English Publication: Abingdon, Virginia: Historical Society of Washington County, Virginia, [] King's Mountain (South Carolina), Battle of, Boyd, The Battle of Kings Mountain, in North Carolina Booklet. Channing, The War in the Southern Department. Graham, General Joseph Graham and His Papers on North Carolina Revolutionary History. De Peyster, The Affair of King's Mountain. De Peyster, The Battle or Affair of King's Mountain.


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Battle of King"s Mountain, South Carolina, Oct. 7, 1780 by Washington County Historical Society, Abingdon, Va. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Revolutionary War Trust's (formerly Campaign ) map of the Battle of Kings Mountain. While General Charles Lord Cornwallis marched his troops into North Carolina, Major Patrick Ferguson gathered Loyalist militia near Gilbert Town.

Encouraged by his growing numbers, Ferguson demanded rebels in vicinity “desist from their opposition to British arms” or suffer Ferguson’s wrath.

Major Ferguson’s Tory force, made up mostly of American Loyalists from South Carolina and elsewhere, was the western wing of General Lord Cornwallis’ North Carolina invasion force. The Battle of Kings Mountain was a military engagement between Patriot and Loyalist militias in South Carolina during the Southern Campaign, resulting in a decisive victory for the Patriots.

The battle took place 9 miles south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, in what is now rural Cherokee County, South Carolina. Armies of British Loyalists and Patriot militiamen fought the Battle of Kings Mountain, located about eight miles northeast of modern day Blacksburg, South Carolina, on the afternoon of 7 October Insignif-icant in terms of size, the Patriot victory at Kings Mountain upset the Brit.

In the event, on 7 Octoberat the Battle of Kings Mountain, South Carolina, soldiers of the Continental Army, having heard of the slaughter at Waxhaw Creek, killed surrendering American Loyalists, after a sniper killed their British commanding officer.

The Known Patriots at the Battle of Kings Mountain October 7, Most who study the Battle of Kings Mountain are certainly aware that the Patriot leaders made a smart choice in leaving the “infantry” behind, and for only 1780.

book horsemen” to ride on. Battle of Kings Mountain Battle of Kings Mountain Roster October 7, " was the joyful annunciation of that turn of the tide of success which terminated the Revolutionary War with the seal of independence." Thomas Jefferson Battlefield is Located in South Carolina on the North Carolina border "THE SWORD OF THE LORD AND GIDEON" was the battle cry.

The Battle of Kings Mountain on October 7,was a decisive Patriot victory and a turning point of the war in the South during the American Revolution. A distinguishing characteristic of this battle is that it was fought entirely by irregular, Loyalist and Patriot militia forces; the only regular soldier involved was the British commander.

In the summer ofwhile British troops roamed the southern countryside striking fear into the hearts of rebels, a hardy group of "over-the-mountain men" from Tennessee vowed to defend their families and farms. At Kings Mountain, in northwest South Carolina, this small volunteer contingent of frontiersmen met the British in early October.2/5(1).

On This Day in History - October 7, The Battle of Kings Mountain. On this day in history, October 7,the Battle of Kings Mountain turns the tide in the southern campaign of the American Revolution. The patriots in the south had suffered a string of devastating defeats with the fall of Savannah and Charleston, and the capture of two major Continental armies at Charleston and Camden.

A pivotal moment in American history, as told by our forefathers On October 7,American Patriot and Loyalist soldiers battled each other at Kings Mountain, near the border of North and South Carolina.

King's Mountain and its heroes: history of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7th,and the events which led to it by Draper, Lyman Copeland, ; Allaire, Anthony, ; Shelby, Isaac, Kings Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7,and the Events Which Led to It by Lyman C.

Draper | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2. Mar 6, - Explore Scottie Scott's board "Battle of Kings Mountain" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Battle of kings mountain, Kings mountain, American revolutionary war pins. The Battle of King's Mountain took place on 7 Octand is credited by most with turning the tides of war in the south.

The following first-hand account of the battle was written by Washington County, Virginia Militiaman Benjamin Sharp, and published in the American Pioneer in Feb In OctoberAmerican Patriot and Loyalist soldiers battled each other at Kings Mountain, near the border of North and South Carolina.

Containing over one hundred eyewitness accounts, including Loyalist accounts, this collection is rife with previously unpublished details. Kings Mountain: A South Carolina Skirmish Becomes a Defining Moment in American History By Octoberthe American Revolution had been raging in the northern colonies for over five years.

The British, hoping to secure a decisive victory, set their sights on the South, where they had recently captured all of Georgia and most of South Carolina. 17) King’s Mountain and its heroes: history of the Battle of King’s Mountain, October 7th,and the events which led to it.

by Lyman C. Draper, published by Peter G. The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive victory in South Carolina for the Patriot militia over the Loyalist militia in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary battle took place on October 7,9 miles (14 km) south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina in rural Cherokee County, South Carolina, where the Patriot militia defeated the Loyalist.

I am so glad I read this book, which I came across while researching another subject. In writing about a single battle -- King's Mountain, October 7, -- the author depicts much, from the brutality of the civil war to weapons, ammunition-making, foods, farming, and s:.

On Oct. 7, they did just that, crushing the colonel and his loyalists in a battle at Kings Mountain. It was over in about an hour — and it changed everything.Battle of Kings Mountain Written by Peggy Beach, Cleveland County Public Information Officer Phone: ; e-mail: @ October 7,near the North and South Carolina border -- The plateau of the mountain is in Cleveland County, NC The battlefield and park are in York County, SC Historians consider the Battle of Kings Mountain to.A state committee tasked with commemorating the th anniversary of the Revolutionary War hopes to reclaim South Carolina's role in America's founding since more battles took place in the Palmetto.