The Battle of Cowan's Ford: General Davidson's Stand on the Catawba River, and Its Place in North Carolina History

The Battle of Cowan's Ford: General Davidson's Stand on the Catawba River, and Its Place in North Carolina History

by O. C. Stonestreet IV

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The Battle of Cowan's Ford: General Davidson's Stand on the Catawba River, and Its Place in North Carolina History by O. C. Stonestreet IV

Local Patriot militia under the command of Brigadier General William Lee Davidson clash with the British forces under Lord Charles Cornwallis along the banks of the Catawba River in the early morning hours of Feb.1st, 1781. The ensuing engagement is short, yet decisive in its long-standing impact on North Carolina's historic memory of the American Revolutionary War.

This work contains a full narrative of the engagement, historiography, photographs, and selected transcriptions of original communications prior to the battle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468077308
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Pages: 76
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)

About the Author

Mr. O.C. Stonestreet IV B.S., M.Ed. has written many articles on local history in and around the Lake Norman and Iredell County region. He is also a contributing writer for the Encyclopedia of Urban American History. Mr. Stonestreet currently teaches at Mooresville Senior High School, and at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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