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The American Revolution in the Southern colonies

Author: David Lee Russell
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2000.
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"As the American Revolution in the North drew to a stalemate around New York, in the South the British finally came to terms with the reality of defeat. Southern sites like Kings Mountain, Cowpens, Charleston, the Chesapeake and Yorktown were vital to American independence." "The origin of the five Southern colonies - Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia - their development, the role of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Russell, David Lee, 1947-
American Revolution in the Southern colonies.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2000
(OCoLC)606487077
Online version:
Russell, David Lee, 1947-
American Revolution in the Southern colonies.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2000
(OCoLC)609007572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lee Russell
ISBN: 0786407832 9780786407835
OCLC Number: 44562323
Description: vi, 367 pages : maps ; 29 cm
Contents: 1 Origins of the Southern Colonies 3 --
2 Revolutionary Spirit and the First Crisis 24 --
3 On to Revolution 39 --
4 The Revolution Begins 52 --
5 Norfolk 62 --
6 Moore's Creek Bridge 78 --
7 Sullivan's Island 87 --
8 Savannah 96 --
9 D'Estaing and Savannah 110 --
10 Portsmouth and Charles Town 126 --
11 Waxhaw's Creek and Carolina Partisan Conflict 148 --
12 Camden 162 --
13 King's Mountain 176 --
14 Cowpens 197 --
15 The North Carolina Campaign and Guilford Court House 214 --
16 Back to South Carolina 233 --
17 The Virginia Campaign 251 --
18 Virginia Gatherings and the Chesapeake Capes 265 --
19 Yorktown 280 --
20 After Surrender 300.
Responsibility: by David Lee Russell.

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This analysis of the role of the southern colonies in the revolution covers the origins of the five colonies of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia - and their  Read more...

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