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The Battle of Kings Mountain.

The Battle of Kings Mountain.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites,
  • History,
  • North Carolina

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBattle of Kings Mountain
    SeriesS.doc.165
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16160596M


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On October 7,American Patriot and Loyalist soldiers battled each other at Kings Mountain, near the border of North and South Carolina. With over one hundred eyewitness accounts, this collection of participant statements from men of both sides includes letters and statements in their original form--the soldiers" own words--unedited and unabridged/5(28).

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. King's Mountain tells the story of the Revolutionary War battle that changed the course of the war.

Told from the points of view of Patriot leader John Sevier and Tory camp follower Virginia Sal, the novel brings to life the people and events in the southern front of the. Battle of Kings Mountain, (October 7, ), in the American Revolution, American victory over a loyalist detachment in South Carolina during the British campaign in the South.

American Revolution Events. keyboard_arrow_left. Battles of Lexington and Concord. Siege of Boston. Ap - March Battle of Bunker Hill. King's Mountain is a fictionalized account of the battle of King's Mountain in South Carolina near the North Carolina border.

I chose this novel for 2 reasonsthe first being that I have enjoyed the previous books by her that I had read very much and the 2nd reason being that I was already familiar with the King's Mountain battleground site /5.

This book is what it says it is - a collection of all (at least to my knowledge) of the first hand accounts of the Battle of King's Mountain. As such, it is quite helpful for serious study of the battle, and it contains essential and interesting sources/5.

Joe Epley A Passel of Hate This very readable historical novel presents a riveting account of the Kings Mountain story. Katherine Keough White The Kings Mountain Men This East Tennessee concentric view of the Battle of Kings Mountain was an early addition to the record.

Kay’s search for facts is proven in the federal pension archives. 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, Pages:   Battle of King’s Mountain During the American Revolution, Patriot irregulars under Colonel William Campbell defeat Tories under Major Patrick Ferguson at the Battle of King’s Mountain.

BATTLE OF KING'S MOUNTAIN By Benjamin Sharp As well as I can remember, some time in August, in the yearCol. MCDOWELL, of North Carolina, with three or four hundred men, fled over the mountains to the settlements of Holston and Watauga, to evade the pursuit of a British officer by the name of FERGUSON, who had the command of a large detachment of British and Tories.

Descendants of the Battle of Kings Mountain, Unicoi. 2, likes 7 talking about this. A genealogical group dedicated to the history of the battle of Kings Mountain & all who fought ers: K. Thomas Jefferson called it "The turn The Battle of Kings Mountain.

book the tide of The Battle of Kings Mountain. book The battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7th,was an important American victory during the Revolutionary War. The battle was the first major patriot victory to occur after the British invasion of Charleston, SC in May The park preserves the site of this important battle.

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.

On October 7,American Patriot and Loyalist soldiers battled each other at Kings Mountain, near the border of North and South Carolina. With over one hundred eyewitness accounts, this collection of participant statements from men of both sides includes letters and statements in their original form—the soldiers' own words—unedited and : $ James Henderson Williams (Novem – October 7, ) was an American pioneer, farmer, and miller from Ninety-Six District in South andWilliams was a member of the state's Provisional the War of Independence, he held a colonel's rank in the South Carolina was killed at the decisive Battle of Kings MountainAllegiance: United States.

William Logan was one of the four Logan brothers who fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain intwo years prior to this tax list.

His adjacent neighbor, Gabriel Washburn, was, like William Logan, a church official for Buffalo Baptist Church in York County, South Carolina. 7 The Battle of Kings Mountain Troop Movement Timeline-- All Roads Lead to the Cowpens 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 File Size: 1MB.

Kings Mountain National Military Park, Blacksburg, SC. 9, likes talking about this. Kings Mountain National Military Park preserves and commemorates the site of the October 7, Followers: 10K.

Scale ca.Folded title: Kings Mountain National Military Park, Cowpens National Battlefield Site, South Carolina. "NMP-KM" Relief shown by hachures. Includes map of "Approaches to Kings Mountain and Cowpens" and illus. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

AACR2. The fighting during the American Revolutionary War set neighbor against neighbor and family against family and it was in the south that those feelings were especially intense. The battle of Kings Mountain, fought in South Carolina in October ofwas a solid British defeat and pivotal to the outcome of the conflict.

This story by the veteran writer of historical fiction follows young Frank. Washington’s Immortals, a new bestselling book published this month, spans eight years of war.

This unique book is the first Band of Brothers treatment of the American Revolution, capturing the most important elements of the Battle of Kings Mountain and. The Battle of King's Mountain, in which Daniel Sisk was killed, was one of the main turning points in the American Revolution, according to George C.

McKenzie in the book, "King's Mountain National Park, South Carolina," published in by the National Park : Kings Mountain Battleground Cemetery. I have not used a book by Bobby G.

Moss called King's Mountain, The Patriots at, pub. and available from Southern Historical Press.I hear it is a very good source. You should be able to buy a copy from Kings Mt. Park. This book on the American Revolution in South Carolina contains a complete.

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. Kings Mountain, a hunting rifle victory / R.W. Young -- The American rifle at the Battle of Kings Mountain / C.P. Russell -- Testing the Ferguson rifle: modern marksman attains high precision with arm of / Alfred F.

Hopkins. The King's Mountain Men: The Story of the Battle, with Sketches of the American Soldiers who Took Part: Author: Katherine Keogh White: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects. Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution and Founding Era.

We feature smart, groundbreaking research and well-written narratives from expert writers. Our work has been featured by the New York Times, TIME magazine, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, NPR, and more.

America's National Parks is Kings Mountain National Military Park's cooperating association. Cooperating associations are (c)(3) not-for-profit organizations that help the National Park Service (NPS) meet its educational and interpretive mission. The battle fought at Kings Mountain (7 October ) has been declared to be the turning point of the American Revolution in the South.

Naturally, there is a keen interest in determining who fought in this significant encounter. This book is based on Federal Pension Applications; State payments; Draper's Manuscripts; Heitman's List of Continental officers; Muster Rolls; and other primary 4/5(2).

The Battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7,was a turning point in the War for American Independence. Patriot militiamen from the Overmountain region of North Carolina and Virginia marched over the Appalachian Mountains and joined with militiamen from the North Carolina back country, Georgia, and South Carolina to track down, surround, and defeat Scottish Major Patrick Ferguson and.

As a scout, Zark informs the Rebels of enemy positions and strategy, escapes from a British prison and is responsible for the dramatic victory in the battle on King's Mountain. But this bare outline of the plot hardly touches the essential quality of Mr.

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Thomas Brandon died 7 Oct in the "Battle of Kings Mountain", South Carolina. † Sir Thomas Brandon was a Colonel in the British Army during the American Revolution.

He was killed at the Battle of K View Col. Thomas Brandon's genealogy profile; 8/17/ 10/3/ Follow. Colonel William Campbell was the quintessential commander for the tough, independent-minded riflemen who formed the militia units from Campbell’s home in the mountains of the southwest Virginia.

Another good reference for information on the debate is from Robert Dunkerly who wrote The Battle of Kings Mountain, Eyewitness Accounts Author: John Beakes. From a monument now at the site of his death a visitor is afforded an intimidating glimpse of the desperate conditions of the battle.

Above the monument, King’s Mountain rises steeply, its rough terrain and tangled timber appearing all but impenetrable–particularly against volley-firing defenders and Author: Ehoward.

My daughter is at summer camp at the base of Kings Mountain right now. They do a great presentation at the National Military Park - there are weapons demonstrations and movies about the Battle of Kings Mountain.

We've walked the Battlefield Trail and it's absolutely mind-blowing to imagine how they fought a battle on that terrain. Robert Henry, who had fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain, had migrated to newly established Buncombe County in and founded its first school, later called the Newton : Rob Neufeld.

One of the most important events recorded in American history was the Patriot victory gained at the battle of Kings Mountain on October 7, This battle has been the subject of many books, articles, and military analyses since the day the battle took place.

Over the past years, historians have provided so many diverse accounts that it. The Battles of Kings Mountain and Cowpens brings to light the world of the Southern backcountry that engendered its role in the Revolutionary War.

With careful attention to political, social, and military history, Walker concentrates on the communities and events not. Kings Mountain Walking Tour Guide More than Roman Valor: The Revolutionary War Fact Book This program is part of Kings Mountain Historical Museum’s Lecture Series, which will include three presentations through May and June that will provide new perspectives on the Battle of Kings Mountain, a turning point in the American Revolution.

Last living survivor of the Kings Mountain Battle ISAAC THRASHER born in Here is a copy of a letter that Isaac Thrasher of Hawkins Co., Tennessee wrote to The Commissioner of Pensions in January, 28, According to the letter he was 95 years old at time, and the last living survivor of the King's Mountain Battle.

28 January, King's Mountain. At King's Mountain October 7,Major Patrick Ferguson is killed attempting to lead his loyalist force in a breakout through the surrounding patriots. Ferguson's entire force was either captured or killed resulting in one of the most important patriot victories in the South.Get this from a library!

Battle of Kings Mountain participants, October 7, [William E Cox].