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Kings Mountain

Commemerative memorial at the summit of Kings Mountain

Secondary Sources

Draper, Lyman Copeland. King’s Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King’s Mountain, October 7th, 1780, and the Events Which Led to It. Johnson City, Tenn.: Overmountain Press, 1996.

Messick, Hank. King’s Mountain: The Epic of the Blue Ridge “Mountain Men” in the American Revolution. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1976.

Pictures of the Modern Day Battlefield

Road to top of Kings Mountain
Top of King’s Mountain where the Loyalists made their stand.
View from top of Kings Mountain
Note steepness of the hill
Gathering of the Over Mountain Men at Sycamore Shoals, 1780, by Lloyd Branson, 1915 Tennessee State History Museum, Nashville, TN

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