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Voices from the American Revolution in the Carolinas

by Southern
     
 
This book uses 27 firsthand accounts from actual participants to show how it felt to fight the American Revoution frm Charleston to Camden, from Charlotte to Kings Mountain, from Cowpens to Guilford Courthouse.Readers hear from self-taught tactician Nathanael Greene, who won the war in the Carolinas without ever winning a battle;from rough-hewn Daniel Morgan, the

Overview

This book uses 27 firsthand accounts from actual participants to show how it felt to fight the American Revoution frm Charleston to Camden, from Charlotte to Kings Mountain, from Cowpens to Guilford Courthouse.Readers hear from self-taught tactician Nathanael Greene, who won the war in the Carolinas without ever winning a battle;from rough-hewn Daniel Morgan, the Continentals' finest battle captain; from Andrew Jackson, whose beating by a British officer may have influeneced American policy decades later; from foot soldiers and Tory partisan David Fanning, and from the dreaded "Blood Ban" Tarleton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895873583
Publisher:
Blair, John F. Publisher
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Pages:
278
Sales rank:
765,848
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Ed Southern is the executive director of the North Carolina Writer's Network and a lifelong Carolinian. He is the editor of The Jamestown Adventure and Sports in the Carolinas. His debut work of fiction, Parlous Angels, will be published by Press 53 in the fall of 2009.

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