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The King"s mountain men

the story of the battle, with sketches of the American soldiers who took part

by Katherine Keogh White

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Published by Joseph K. Ruebush company in Dayton, Va .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • King"s Mountain, Battle of, S.C., 1780,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kathrine Keogh White.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE241.K5 W5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 271 p.
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6666686M
      LC Control Number24016554
      OCLC/WorldCa1742448

      The McDowell brothers, Charles and Joseph, were representative of the landed gentry of the piedmont section of North Carolina. Maj. Joseph McDowell (Febru , to 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. Ferguson's hope that the mountain men would be misled and continue southward toward Ninety-Six was a false one. From the Cowpens, the route of the frontier army was to be generally southeastward toward the Broad River and then north and east to Kings Mountain. Along their route to the Cowpens, the mountain men were favored by good fortune.

      The Shelving Rock site, where the Overmountain Men camped on the first night of their march, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in The Overmountain Men are the subject of numerous books, including a historical novel by Cameron Judd, and a play entitled The Wataugans. See also. Kentucky County, Virginia; Overhill Cherokee. Books shelved as mountain-man: The Gamble by Kristen Ashley, Claiming His Mountain Bride by Madison Faye, His Big Mountain Axe by Madison Faye, Her Mount.

      Explore our list of Western - Mountain Men, Trackers, Hunters, and Trappers Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Battle of Kings Mountain. Part of the American Revolutionary War. Engraving depicting the death of Patrick Ferguson, from a painting by Alonzo Chappel. Date. October 7, Location. Kings Mountain, South Carolina. Result. Patriot victory.


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King of the Mountain Men. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.4/5(1).

Early in this historical Fiction about the King's Mountain battle in the Revolutionary War A seasoned veteran tell a young boy that war is as much about walking and waiting and sleeping rough as it is adventure and excitement. That would be a fairly good description of this is pages in length/5.

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Tenth in the atmospheric Ballad series by Appalachian author McCrumb, this meticulously detailed retelling of the battle at King’s Mountain, North Carolina, in October lacks some of the emotional impact of her other novels, favoring instead a richly described portrait of landscape, weather, and battle strategy on the way to the tragic fight that marked a turning point in the American Revolution/5().

A number of historians have published lists of themen who served at The Battle of King's Mountain on 7 Octbut few military records are extant, and most published lists include very little in the way of documentation.

This site is the beginning of an effort to document those who served either directly or indirectly, whether as Rebels (a.k.a. Whigs or Patriots) or for the. Messick’s treatment of the battle preliminaries are discursive, and readers might profitably skim the first two chapters.

Nevertheless, once the Mountain Men leave Tennessee, Messick picks up the pace, and his d. Hank Messick () was a journalist, best known for /5. In June King's Mountain received the Patricia Winn Award for Southern Fiction from the Clarksville/Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Council, Clarksville TN.

The novel was also honored by the Edward Buncombe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Asheville NC. King's Mountain tells the story of the Revolutionary War battle that changed the course of the war.

The King's Mountain Men: The Story of the Battle, with Sketches of the American Soldiers who Took Part. The Kings Mountain men — First published in Subjects. History, Biography, Kings Mountain, Battle of, S.C.,King's Mountain, Battle of, S.C., : Get this from a library. The Kings Mountain men: the story of the battle, with sketches of the American soldiers who took part.

[Katherine Keogh White]. command during the actual battle at Kings Mountain. Most historians refuse to accept that at this important event, there were almost more Patriot officers engaged than militiamen, and that this is significant.

Majors led as few as two (2) Captains, and many who had no men, or only one to five. It was rare, but some Captains did have more than. About the Author Robert M. Dunkerly is a park ranger at Kings Mountain National Military Park.

He has worked at several other historic sites, including Gettysburg, Stones River, Jamestown, Washington's Birthplace, Bushy Run and Colonial Williamsburg.

This is his second s:   Beginning with the long hunters in the s, and the ending with the Tennessee's admittance to the Union inthe thirty-six eventful years are divided into five sections: The Overmountain Men; One Heroic Hour at King's Mountain; The Cumberland Decade; State of Franklin; and Southwest Territory4/5(10).

At Kings Mountain, in northwest South Carolina, this small volunteer contingent of frontiersmen met the British in early October. The American victory there 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 /5.

The Hospital: The First Mountain Man Story. by Keith C. Blackmore. Ratings Reviews published 8 editions. The Overmountain Men: Battle of King's Mountain, Cumberland Decade, State of - Pat Alderman - Google Books.

A compilation of a series of booklets that cover successive periods of early 5/5(1).Southern writer McCrumb, author of a series of Appalachian ballad novels (The Ballad of Tom Dooley,etc.), puts her hand to the Revolutionary War as the Overmountain militia men of North Carolina push off theJohn Sevier has had little time to concern himself with the war up North.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 .