More information about the Battle of Kings Mountain


 “Polk County North Carolina History”  Spartanburg, SC  Polk County Historical Association.  1983 


Allaire, Anthony.  Diary of Lieut. Anthony Alliare.  NY:  Arno, 1968 reprint of 1881 ed. 


Alterman, Pat   “The Overmountain Men”   Johnson City, TN  The Overmountain Press  1970 


Angier, Bradford    “Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants”   Harrisburg, PA   Stackpole Books    1874 


Angier, Bradford    “Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants”  Harrisburg, PA  Stackpole Books   1978 


Bass, Robert D.  Gamecock –The Life and Campaigns of General Thomas Sumter”  New York, NY  Holt, Rinehart and Winston   1961 


Black, Col. Robert W. “Ranger Dawn – The American Ranger from the Colonial Era to the Mexican War”  Mechanicsburg, Pa, Stackpole Books  2009 


Brown, Jr, Robert W.  Kings Mountain and Cowpens:  Our Victory Was Complete”  Charleston, SC  History Press   2009 


Calloway, Colin G.  The American Revolution in Indian Country”  New York, NY  Cambridge University Press 1995 


Dameron, J. David.  King’s Mountain.  The Defeat of the Loyalists, October 7, 1780.  Cambridge, MA: Da Capo, 2003. 


DePeyster, J. Watts.  "The Affair at King's Mountain."  Article Magazine of American History  (Dec 1880): 


Dixon, Max    “The Wataugans”  Johnson City, TN,  The Overmountain Press  1986 


Draper, Lyman C.  King's Mountain and its Heroes:  History of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7th, 1780 and the Events Which Led to it.  CincinnatiOH:  Thompson, 1881.   


Gilchrist, M. M.    Patrick Ferguson: A Man of Some Genius”  Edinburg, Scotland  National Museums of Scotland, 2003  


Gilgun, Beth   “Tidings From The 18th Century”  Texarkana, AR, Scurlock Publishing  1993 


Gilmore, James R.  RearGuard of the Revolution  NY:  Appleton, 1886.  317 p.  E263N8G4.Role of western North Carolina and eastern Tennesseeesp John Sevier. 


Gordon, John W.  South Carolina and the American Revolution”   Columbia, SC   University of South Carolina Press  2003 


Graves, William T. "James Williams: An American Patriot in the Carolina Backcountry"   Lincoln, NE  Writers Club Press  2002 


Griffin, Clarence:  “History of Old Tryon and Rutherford Counties –1730-1936  Asheville NC Miller Print Company  1937;  Spartanburg, The Reprint Company 2009 


Gunn, John G   “Gunn’s Domestic Medicine”  Knoxville, TN  1830   Reprint with introduction by Charles Rosenberg,  University of Tennessee Press 1986 


Hardin, Robert V.  Overmountain Victory Trail –Then and Now”   Elizabethton, TN  2005 


Hope, Wes    “The Spartanburg Area In the American Revolution” Spartanburg, SC, Altman Printing Company, 2003  


Jones, Randell   “Before They Were Heroes at King’s Mountain” Winston-Salem, NC,  Daniel Boone Footsteps, 2011 


Landrum, John Belton O’Neil  “Colonial and Revolutionary History of Upper South Carolina”  Spartanburg, SC   Reprint publishing  2010  (reprint of 1923 edition) 


Lee, Wayne    “Crowds and Soldiers in Revolutionary North Carolina”   Gainesville, FL  Univesity of Florida Press  2001 


Messick, Hank.  "King's Mountain:  The Epic of the Blue Ridge "Mountain Men" in the American Revolution. Boston, MA: Little Brown, 1976 


Morgan, Robert.  Boone, A Biography New York, NY,  Algonquin Books, 2007 


Moss, Bobby G.  Journal of Capt. Alexander Chesney”   Blacksburg, SC,  Scotia-Hibernia Press.  2002 


Moss, Bobby G.  The Loyalists at Kings Mountain  Blacksburg, SC  Scotia-Hibernia Press, 1998.   


Moss, Bobby G.  “The Patriots at Kings Mountain”   Blacksburg, SC  Scotia-Hibernia Press  1990 


Moss, Bobby G.  Uzal Johnson, Loyalist Surgeon” Blacksburg, SC  Scotia-Hibernia Press   2000  


O’Kelly, Patrick.  Nothing but Blood and Slaughter, Vol One 1771-1779.”  , 2004 


O’Kelly, Patrick.  Nothing but Blood and Slaughter, Vol Two 1780.”  Blue House Tavern Press, 2004 


Pancake, John S.   This Destructive War: The British Campaign in the Carolinas, 1780-1782”  Tuscaloosa, AL  University of Alabama Press  2003 


Parker, John C. Jr.  Parker’s Guide to the Revolutionary War in South Carolina” Patrick, SC, HemBranch Publishing Co  2009 


Roberts, Ricky & Brown, Bryan   “Every Insult & Indignity”  Charleston, SC (Self-published) 2011 


Russell, David L.  The American Revolution in the Southern Colonies.  Jefferson, NC:  McFarland, 2000.  367 p.  E230.5S7R87. 


Schenck, David.  North Carolina, 178081:  Being a History of the Invasion of the Carolinas by the British Army under Lord Cornwallis in 178081.  BowieMD:  Heritage, 2000 reprint of 1889 ed.  . 


Smith, Derek.  "Gideon's Sword:  Kings Mountain."  Article- Army  Magazine (Aug 1989):  pp. 5258.   


Swisher, James K. “The Revolutionary War in the Southern Back Country   Gretna, LA  Pelican Publishing Co Inc  2007 


Tarleton, Banastre.  A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781, in the Southern Provinces of North America.  London:  Cadell, 1787.   


U.S. Army War College,  History Section.  Historical Statements Concerning the Battle of King's Mountain and the Battle of Cowpens South Carolina”.  House Doc No 328, 70th Cong, 1st sess, 1928.  78 p., maps.   


VillersMarq de and HirtleShelia  “Blood Traitors” Toronto, ON, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd,. 1996 


Walker, Felix  Memoirs of a Southern Gentleman” 1827; 


White, Emmett R.  Revolutionary War Soldiers of Western North Carolina: Burke County:Vol I”  Easley, SC, Southern Historical Press  1984 


White, Emmett R. Revolutionary War Soldiers of Western North Carolina: Burke County:Vol II   Easley, SC, Southern Historical Press  1984 


WiggintonEliot  Ed,  Foxfire 5; New York, NY,  Anchor Books  1975 


Wilbur, C. Keith MD   “Revolutionary Medicine 1700-1800” Guilford ,CT  second edition 1997 


McAllister, J.T. -- :Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War” Hot Springs, Va., McAllister Publishing Company,  1913 


Major Internet Web Sites       Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution                  South Carolina Loyalists and Tories       The American Revolutionary War                             Overmountain Victory Trail Association         Tennesseans in the Revolutionary War      Learn North Carolina History      Rutherford County Historical Society                   Library of the Revolutionary War by John Robertson of Shelby, NC         Kings Mountain National Park 

And many genealogical sites     (a relatively new site, good details, by Fred Weyler, Mt Juliet Tennessee.