Celebration of the battle of King"s Mountain, October, 1855



Publisher: Miller & Melton in Yorkville, S.C

Written in English
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  • Yorkville, S.C. King"s Mountain celebration, 1855. [from old catalog],
  • King"s Mountain, Battle of, S.C., 1780.

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ContributionsPreston, John Smith, 1809-1881.
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LC ClassificationsE241.K5 C3
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Pagination2 p.
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Open LibraryOL23340502M
LC Control Number27004715

KING'S MOUNTAIN AND ITS HEROES: HISTORY OF THE Battle of King's Mountain, OCTOBER 7TH, , ANl» THE EVENTS WHICH LED TO IT, BY LYMAN C. DRAPER, LL. D., Stcrttitry of tht SMte Histori, al Saciety c/ Witconsin^ ttnd mtc^nbgr «/ vari0Ut Hhiffrifol and Antiquarian Sa.   His sixteenth birthday was August 6. Two months after his 16th birthday, he was in a pitched battle at King’s Mountain. A year later, he was barely seventeen at the battle of Yorktown. On Octo , the teenage, but war-weary young solder watched the defeated red-coated British troops lay down their arms. An Administrative History of Kings Mountain National Military Park, (U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Southeast Region, ) King’s Mountain Centennial Association. Battle at King’s Mountain, October 7, , Proposed Centennial Celebration, (Yorkville, SC: Printed at the Office of the Enquirer, ), (accessed May. Battle of Kings Mountain, October 7, , and the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.: Home This guide provides links to online resources, Staff Ride study materials, books (print and ebooks) for the study of the Southern Campaign during the American Revolutionary War.

Summary of Content: An account of Battle of Kings Mountain, which took place in South Carolina on 7 October , by Colonel Campbell (two months after the battle he was made brigadier general of militia). Describes the political and administrative background leading to this battle with a brief description of the battle itself.   DSDI North Carolina Governor Nancy McBride Wark (right) represented the society Oct. 7 at the th Anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, joined by her sister Mary McBride (left) of California. The SAR color guard posted the colors and Mourning-at-Arms was presented by the Overmountain Victory Trail Association.   New photographs and sketches of Kings Mountain have now been digitized and uploaded to DigitalNC, courtesy of our partner, the Kings Mountain Historical Museum. These sketches were created by Kathryn L. Bolin, and depict militiamen and soldiers at the Battle of Kings sketches were designed for the Mural of Battle of Kings Mountain in the Kings Mountain . Historical Note The Battle of Kings Mountain was short. Approximately a thousand Overmountain Men from Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina fought a similar number of Tory militia and red-coated Provincials, defeating them in a little over an hour on the afternoon of October 7,

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John S by John Smith PrestonPages: The Battle of Kings Mountain was a military engagement between Patriot and Loyalist militias in South Carolina during the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War, resulting in a decisive victory for the battle took place on October 7,9 miles (14 km) south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina in what is now rural Cherokee County, South Location: Kings Mountain, South Carolina.

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.

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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. ^ Celebration of the Battle of King's Mountain, October, Miller & Melton, Yorkville Enquirer.

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Celebration of the battle of King's Mountain, October, Celebration of the battle of King's Mountain, October, by Preston, John Smith, Publication date Facts about the Battle of King's Mountain. Armies - American Forces was commanded by Col. William Campbell and consisted of about Soldiers.

British Forces was commanded by Maj. Patrick Ferguson and consisted of about 1, Soldiers. Casualties - American casualties were estimated to 28 killed and 62 wounded. British casualties were estimated to be killed, wounded, and captured.

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 Speech at Kings Mountain. Sections. Celebration of the Battle of King's Mountain--Speech of George Bancroft. See the article in October original context from OctoPage 3 Buy Reprints.

'Battle of Kings Mountain Booklet; Booklet contains 33 pages about the history leading up to and durring the Battle of Kings Mountain fought October 7.

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. 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 s: "Battle of King's Mountain - Ferguson's Death Charge." Illustration.

In: Lyman Copeland Draper, King's Mountain and its heroes: history of the Battle of Kings Mountain October 7. Kings Mountain National Military Park, along with partner organizations such as the Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution, and the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, honor those that fell at the Battle of Kings Mountain.

Special ceremonies will be held with a keynote speaker and wreath laying ceremony. Aug 6, - On ApI officially became a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

My ancestor (and his records) responsible for this membership was Thomas Baldwin, a patriot of Scotch-Irish decent, and my 5th great grandfather, who indeed, fought in the American Revolution.

He was a Virginian who helped defeat the British at Kings Mountain, after his pins. Kings Mountain National Military Park is a National Military Park near Blacksburg, South Carolina, along the North Carolina/South Carolina border.

The park commemorates the Battle of Kings Mountain, a pivotal and significant victory by American Patriots over American Loyalists during the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in   The Battle of Kings Mountain was fought October 7,during the American Revolution ().

Having shifted their focus south, the British achieved a decisive victory in May when they captured Charleston, the British pushed inland, the Americans suffered a string of defeats which allowed Lieutenant General Lord Charles Cornwallis to secure much of South Carolina.

pm The Night before Kings Mountain, Cowpens National Battlefield, Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC; Presented by the Overmountain Victory Trail Association. Saturday, October 7th am Deadline for delivery of wreaths to Kings Mountain Visitors Center am Wreath Laying Ceremony at the United States Monument.

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.

Kings Mountain Celebration. It's easy to remember the date of the annual celebration of the battle of Kings Mountain. It's always October 7th, the historic date. Awreath-laying by the Daughters of the American Revolution and other organizations occurs at 11 a.m.

The commemorative program begins at 3 p.m., the same time the actual battle began. - Explore Pam Wade's board "Battle of Kings Mountain", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Battle of kings mountain, Kings mountain, American revolution pins. The Kings Mountain Chapter, North Carolina SAR, and, The Daniel Morgan Chapter, South Carolina SAR, Invite you to attend The th Anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain.

SAR, DAR, C.A.R. and other patriotic and lineage societies & chapters are invited to participate in a formal wreath laying ceremony at the United States’ Monument.

The population of Kings Mountain, North Carolina at the time was about 5, President Herbert Hoover arriving in Kings Mountain for the th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Kings Mountain in Courtesy of Loretta Cozart These and other stunning photos can be found in the upcoming hardcover, collector's book, Cleveland County.

Battle of Kings Mountain. 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. By Peggy Beach. Dated Historians consider the Battle of Kings Mountain to be the "turning point in the South" in America's War for Independence.

The McDowell brothers, Charles and Joseph, were representative of the landed gentry of the piedmont section of North Carolina. Maj. Joseph McDowell (Februto Aug ) commanded the troops of his brother at Kings Mountain.

Joseph McDowell had the further distinction of being among the men of Kings Mountain who later helped win the brilliant American victory at the Cowpens. King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7th,and the Events which Led to it Lyman Copeland Draper P.G.

Thomson, - King's Mountain, Battle of, S.C., - pages5/5(4). On a cold day in Octoberthey took matters into their own hands on Kings Mountain in South Carolina. Listen to Patrick K. O’Donnell discuss this on Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM: The story of their epic fight is recounted in Washington’s Immortals, a bestselling book released in paperback this week.

Early years. Landrum was born to Rev. Merriman Landrum in Rutherford County, Tennessee. He was baptized inand moved to South Carolina in American Revolution. He was conversant in the history of the state, and when a monument was erected on the Cowpens battlefield ingave a speech.

He was also at the celebration of the Battle of King's Mountain. 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 nearly every other major battle .In Novemberthe Charleston Mercury spearheaded an attempt to erect a new monument on the battlefield to take the place of the Chronicle r, nothing came of it untilwhen the citizens of Yorkville, South Carolina and Kings Mountain, North Carolina began to make preparations for the battle’s centennial celebration.

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