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Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites

(2000)
(A book in the Touring the Backroads series)
A non fiction book by

 
 
The Swamp Fox.

The Gamecock.

The Fighting Elder.

Old Hickory.

The names from Revolutionary War South Carolina are some of the most famous in United States military history. Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox," ran the British ragged in the Low Country. Thomas Sumter, the "Gamecock," was the headstrong, controversial general of the Piedmont. Andrew Pickens, the "Fighting Elder," kept partisan spirit alive in the Upcountry. The young Andrew Jackson, "Old Hickory," endured wartime tragedy to find the indomitable character that would carry him to the presidency.

With a little help from friends such as Nathanael Greene and Daniel Morgan, these warriors fought for liberty against Redcoats like Banastre Tarleton and Torries like Bloody Bill Cunningham at places as renowned as the men themselves - Cowpens, Camden, Kings Mountain, Ninety Six, Sullivan's Island.

The 21 tours in this book tell about Revolutionary War South Carolina at the sites where events occurred - at the homes of participants, on battlefields, at the graves of men and women who sacrificed for freedom.

South Carolinians maintain that their home saw more Revolutionary War action than any other colony - over 200 battles and skirmishes. Readers will quickly perceive the truth behind the Palmetto State's claim of being the "Battleground of Freedom."

    

Used availability for Daniel W Barefoot's Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites

Paperback Editions

August 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites (Touring the Backroads)
Author(s): Daniel W Barefoot
ISBN: 0-89587-182-3 / 978-0-89587-182-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: John F. Blair Publisher
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites (Touring the Backroads Series)
Author(s): Daniel W Barefoot
Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA