Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign

Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign

by Robert M. Dunkerly, Irene Boland

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ISBN-13: 9781611177589
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 05/31/2017
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 508,995
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Robert M. Dunkerly is a historian, award-winning author, and speaker who is actively involved in historic preservation and research. He earned a B. A. in history from St. Vincent College and an M.A. in historic preservation from Middle Tennessee State University. His research includes archaeology, colonial life, military history, and historic commemoration. Dunkerly has taught courses at Central Virginia Community College, the University of Richmond, and the Virginia Historical Society. He is currently a park ranger at Richmond National Battlefield Park.


Irene Boland (1941-2016), emeritus professor of geology at Winthrop University, held a B.A. in chemistry and biology and an M.A.T. in chemistry from Winthrop University and was a certified medical technologist. Following a rewarding career as a technologist and a medical technology instructor, Boland taught chemistry part time at Winthrop University while earning M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in geology from the University of South Carolina. As a geology professor at Winthrop, Boland received the Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2012, and in 2014 she established the Charles A. Boland and Irene Brunson Boland Student Research Assistantship Endowment.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xvii

Prologue 1

Chapter 1 Commanders and Personalities 5

Chapter 2 The War in the Carolinas and the March to Eutaw Springs 19

Chapter 3 First Encounters 34

Chapter 4 The Battle Develops 47

Chapter 5 British Resurgence 69

Chapter 6 Aftermath 78

Epilogue 86

Appendix 1 Battlefield Archaeology, Preservation, and Tour 95

Appendix 2 Unit Strengths and Losses, Officer Casualties, and the Return of the Army 109

Notes 119

Bibliography 135

Index 145

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