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Andrew Pickens : South Carolina patriot in the revolutionary war

Author: William R Reynolds
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Brigadier General Andrew Pickens was a primary force bringing about the end of British control in the Southern colonies. His efforts helped drive General Cornwallis to Yorktown, Virginia. His later actions on behalf of the Cherokee Nation are fully explored, and much never before published information about him, his family, and his peers is included"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Andrew Pickens; Andrew Pickens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Reynolds
ISBN: 9780786466948 0786466944
OCLC Number: 779877032
Description: x, 396 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The early days (1740-1765) --
Edging toward war (1765-1775) --
Pickens sees action --
Here come the redcoats! Here come the Cherokee! --
The backcountry heats up (1777-1778) --
Georgia explodes! --
South Carolina in jeopardy --
It comes apart for Britain --
Cowpens! --
Taking control of South Carolina --
The Siege of Augusta --
The Siege of Ninety Six --
Cleaning up the backcountry (1781 and later).
Responsibility: William R. Reynolds, Jr.
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"Brigadier General Andrew Pickens was a primary force bringing about the end of British control in the Southern colonies. His efforts helped drive General Cornwallis to Yorktown, Virginia. His later actions on behalf of the Cherokee Nation are fully explored, and much never before published information about him, his family, and his peers is included"--Provided by publisher.

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