Date of the battle of king’s mountain: 7 th october 1780 place of the battle of king’s mountain: south carolina, united states of america the british officer major patrick ferguson commanded the loyalists there were several officers of the same rank in the american force: colonels shelby. The battles of king’s mountain and cowpens map of battle of kings mountain the summit is 150 feet high, 500 yards long, and 70 to 80 yards wide. See the powerful war drama of the battle that changed the course of the american revolution live on stage at the joy performance center in kings mountain. On october 7, 1780, the small but significant battle of the war for independence and the southern campaign took place on a rocky hilltop in western south carolina called kings mountain. In my last couple of posts, we examined the characteristics of the opposing forces arrayed at king’s mountain in october of 1780 now we’ll take a detailed look at the battle as it begins in earnest i apologize that this is s.
Home | categories | toc | surname list battle of kings mountain, sc turning point of the revolutionary war in late september, 1780, the overmountain men mustered at fort watauga for their march to kings mountain, sc, to give battle to colonel ferguson, who had threatened to march over the mountains and lay waste to their. Descendants of the battle of kings mountain, unicoi 1,838 likes 10 talking about this a genealogical group dedicated to the history of the battle of. The battle of kings mountain during the revolutionary war was a major defeat for the british and young lt col patrick ferguson.
Get this from a library the battle of kings mountain : speech in the house of representatives, saturday, may 5, 1906 [e y webb lee s overman. I visited the kings mountain national military park in early november, which had been one of my goals since moving to north carolina the park is located close to gastonia, nc which made for a good starting point for exploring the area my experience with the american revolutionary war was up north. Engraving depicting the death of british major patrick ferguson at the battle of kings mountain during the american revolutionary war, october 7, 1780. The battle of kings mountain, on 7th october 1780, was an important patriot victory in the southern campaign of the american revolutionary war.With world premier scheduled for october, 2014 at the joy performance center in kings mountain, nc, the drama will be repeated every summer in the future. Battle of kings mountain: written by peggy beach, cleveland county public information officer phone: 704-476-3012 e-mail: [email protected]: october 7, 1780, near the north and south carolina border — the plateau of the mountain is in cleveland county, nc. Samuel newell 1754 history, biography bobby gilmer moss made the reading of draper easier with his 1990 the patriots of kings mountain listing battle. Battle of kings mountain october 7, 1780, near the north and south carolina border the plateau of the mountain is in cleveland county, nc the battlefield and park are in. The battle of kings mountain was fought october 7, 1780, in backwoods south carolina and saw the americans destroy major patrick ferguson's command. There are a couple of minor errors in this video and i wasn't able to proof-check as much as i would have liked because wmm was being extremely difficult abo. Battle of kings mountain & the overmountain men (a good deal of them find this pin and more on the battle of kings mountain by irishwolf98 james bama - dan the mountain man - complete colection of art, limited editions, prints, posters and custom framing on sale now at prints. Battle of kings mountain, york, south carolina 416 likes the battle of kings mountain was an military engagement between patriot and loyalist militias. The loyalist army patrick ferguson's bobby moss, in his the loyalists at kings mountain, unfortunately, most of these were lost following the battle.
Link to photos of kings mountain and related views bkm map new acquisition district map the arthur patterson farm was about two miles north of kings mountain off current dixon school road near the state line. Did you know that nearly half the men who fought at the battle of king's mountain were tennessee “overmountain men” that the battle of king's mountain is credited with having turned the tide of the revolution. This week we move on to a revolutionary war battle that hits tom and me where we live: the battle of kings mountain if you read this blog at all, you kn.
The battle of kings mountain has 13 ratings and 3 reviews steven said: a fine collection of firsthand accounts of the battle of kings mountain, with add. Battle of kings mountain, 1780 has 13 ratings and 1 review ann said: the battle of kings mountain, north carolina in october, 1780, was a turning point. The battle of kings mountain eyewitness accounts on october 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. Upon arriving at kings mountain, the patriot soldiers dismounted after tying up the horses, the soldiers formed in a horseshoe around the base of the mountain behind their leaders, who remained on horseback.
Said to have fought as king's mt ref: white: kmm:192 (rev war soldiers who are buried in tn page 90. The clash at king's mountain between patriots the desperate conditions of the battle above the monument, king’s mountain historynetcom is.Download