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;  http://robertson-ancestry.com/1265-02.htm 

 

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 

http://www.southerncampaign.org       Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution 

http://sc_tories.tripod.com                  South Carolina Loyalists and Tories 

http://www.myrevolutionarywar.com/index.htm       The American Revolutionary War 

http://www.ovta.org                             Overmountain Victory Trail Association 

http://www.tngenweb.org/revwar/kingsmountain.html         Tennesseans in the Revolutionary War 

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-revolution/4272      Learn North Carolina History 

http://www.overmountainvictory.org      Rutherford County Historical Society 

http://lib.jrshelby.com/                   Library of the Revolutionary War by John Robertson of Shelby, NC 

http://www.nps.gov/kimo         Kings Mountain National Park 

And many genealogical sites 

http://bkmnp.com     (a relatively new site, good details, by Fred Weyler, Mt Juliet Tennessee.