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King S Mountain And Its Heroes

Author : Lyman C Draper
ISBN : 9389397286
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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. We have represented this book in the same form as it was first published. Hence any marks seen are left intentionally to preserve its true nature.

The King S Mountain Men

Author : Katherine Keogh White
ISBN : 9780806303833
Genre : Reference
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Given by Eugene Edge III.
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The Patriots At Kings Mountain

Author : Bobby Gilmer Moss
ISBN : WISC:89065701096
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The battle fought at Kings Mountain (7 October 1780) has been declared to be the turning point of the American Revolution in the South. Naturally, there is a keen interest in determining who fought in this significant encounter. This book is based on Federal Pension Applications; State payments; Draper's Manuscripts; Heitman's List of Continental officers; Muster Rolls; and other primary resources. The entries are alphabetic by surnames and contain the following, if found: date and place of birth; name of wife; data and place of marriage; death date of soldier; and a concise record of his services. Contained in his service record, if found, is the following: rank, if other than private; names of officers served under; name of unit; list of battles; wounded or not; if taken prisoner; and place to which he emigrated after the war; and names of children of the soldier. Also included are reference sources upon which the sketch of the soldier is based. This is the only book which gives such details about the Patriots who fought in the battle of Kings Mountain. Genealogists, military historians, and individuals who have an interest in the American Revolution will find this book to be valuable. Maps, 180 pages (paper back); $24.95 plus $3.50 media mail postage, $4.00 Priority mail.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

One Heroic Hour At King S Mountain

Author : Pat Alderman
ISBN : 0932807402
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This is a documented account of the events leading up to the Battle at King’s Mountain (South Carolina) on October 7, 1780, and one eventful hour that changed the course of American history.
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Kings Mountain

Author : Stacy Trevenon
ISBN : 073855829X
Genre : History
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Rising 2,000 feet above the rural San Mateo County countryside, Kings Mountain rests atop the redwood-ribbed backbone of the California Coastal Mountain Range. Despite inhospitable terrain, its forests lured Spanish padres who envisioned a chain of missions along the California coast. The community grew as its stately Sequoia sempervirens toppled before the influx of sawmills that sprang up in the 1850s. Named for early entrepreneurs Frank and Honora King, the mountain's story features rough-and-tumble sawyers, genteel dairy farmers, ghost towns, subdivisions, summer cabins, schools, and storied hermits. The celebrated annual art fair began in 1963 to raise funds for fire protection and grew into a nationally respected event that draws thousands.
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Kings Of The Mountains

Author : Matt Rendell
ISBN : UOM:39015056811287
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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For the first time Matthew Rendell tells the little-known story of a Latin American country in which cycling is the national sport, whose sportsmen, denied the enormous benefits of prosperity, cutting-edge technology and unlimited sponsorship, have nevertheless achieved prodigious cycling feats both at home and abroad, and helped to forge for Colombia a heroic national identity. He tells of how, during the fifties, Colombia's own top cycle race, the Vuelta de Colombia, was still being held on dusty, unpaved roads - with consequentially ghastly accidents; of how the first top European cyclists who came to race in Colombia found themselves utterly vanquished by its endless mountain climbs; of how the biography of Colombia's first cycling superstar was written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Then, following the story through to the seventies and eighties, he shows how Colombia's cyclists began to make their mark abroad, even in the ultimate competition, the Tour de France - and, while they may have lacked the team discipline and the pace training to win the race itself, how to them the premier accolade was to become King of the Mountains, by beating everyone else in the Tour's most drainin
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Out Of The Mist

Author : Shawn Roberts
ISBN : 1986211150
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Colonial American was a time filled with intrigue, dangers, and political decisions that would dictate the outcome of every individual's future. One such individual was Rice Medaris. A man that was entering adulthood at the time when the world was about to change like never before. Rice's decisions would put him on paths to face both his enemies and his allies. Rice, his friends, and his fellow militiaman would cross paths with the Cherokee, home grown Tories, and would culminate in a battle against the celebrated Patrick Ferguson at a place called Kings Mountain.

Kings Mountain

Author : Sharon Stack
ISBN : 9780738597973
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A gold rush in the 1790s brought people to an area in North Carolina known as White Plains. With the promise of prosperity from the gold rush and an abundance of land suitable for farming, the area was soon settled by Scotch-Irish and German pioneers. As the railroad was being built, officials asked the local postmistress to name the new railroad station. She chose Kings Mountain, after the Revolutionary War battle fought eight miles south. Over time, Kings Mountain has flourished with industries, churches, education, and cultural institutions while the friendly, hardworking residents have found success in the mines and textile mills. Kings Mountain looks back over 100 years of the city's residents as they work, study, worship, play, and celebrate their heritage.
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