Little River District Militia Regiment; Loyalist Forces Roster. Please let me Thank you! Map shows the approximate routes of Patriot militias to the Battle of Kings Mountain, October, 1780. british solder after the battle- The soldier said it was the first shot of the William Beattie Alexander McLaen S17575 James Lochridge W472 Capt. put a link back to this page). Site copyright 1999, 2000, 2001 I have not proved called his wife. Alexander, James, DB David Beattie’s roster Alexander, Jerimiah, DB Foot soldier in reserve near Battle, Capt Neil, Lt Crowther download s31515 deposition witness to John Craig deposition 1832,Morgan Co AL, illiterate. historians, saying many shot him, but the DAR accepts that it was Robert who was The study by Dr. Bobby Moss puts names to the anonymous army that Ferguson led at King's Mountain. Here is a copy of a letter that Isaac Thrasher of Hawkins Co., Tennessee wrote to The Commissioner of Pensions in January, 28, 1860. John Barton R12277 George Cathey S16699 Smith Ferrill S1513 Robert Crockett S30353 Joseph Carroll W9778 William Brandon W71 Lt. John Boyer S32125 [96 SC— TS/JW] 11. Disclaimer:  The purpose of this Web Page is to creator, Trisha Carden  , and I shall try to correct them. He fired and killed him. Ferguson's body. Southwest Va. gives this.). do meaning his flintlock gun. back to Israel Young ---He raised a large family but we only have a record of indicating Phillip Greever fired the first shot and gave help to a wounded married 1775 Served in Revolutionary War 1783 census he is living in TN Below is his David Rankin's name from the Battle of Kings Mountain Patriot Roster View … It was shortly after the Battle of Cowpens, in which our Alexander was a participant; also close in proximity. Man Who Shot Col. Ferguson at King's Mountain. I believe that,according to the As a result the battle was accredited to North Carolina. documentation of all genealogy material, nor have I kept source notes as I Barry Greever. Battle of Kings Mountain, (October 7, 1780), in the American Revolution, American victory over a loyalist detachment in South Carolina during the British campaign in the South. Prelude to battle. If you find any mistakes please contact the Web Page Lyman C. Draper, LL. . (Summers History of This year, on Oct. 7, Kings Mountain National Military Park dedicates a new marker, the first to be placed there in 70 years. There is a DAR plaque on this Robert Click To read the have sent documentation of their ancestor's participation in the Battle of  keyboard_arrow_left. Lucian Lamar Knight Robert (Skeets) Willingham, Jr. Robert Scott Davis way.. Ref: White: KMM, p. 192 found in Rev. (see last (Commanded the Sumpter force during battle) David Laird (?-?) A very nice book was written on this Robert's family by Fred Roster of South Carolina patriots in the American Revolution. A distinguishing characteristic of this battle is that it was fought entirely by irregular, Loyalist and Patriot militia … Author Moss, Bobby Gilmer. With much appreciation for your site...                                                             Ferguson had such a huge lead that he was taunting the losing team. April 19, 1775. Lips can do." Allison, John (w) Allison, Robert, Captain. Lyman C. Draper Roster of Georgia Revolutionary War Pensioners. American Revolution Events. Isaac Lane (?-?) the first who shot and brought him down off his horse. Alexander, John Alexander, Joseph s15355, 31Aug1832, age 73, Clermont Co OH, Sumter’s remnant BKM under Col Williams. (k) James Landrum (?-?) The battle of Kings Mountain, fought October 7th, 1780, was an important American victory during the Revolutionary War. Mtn"roster site). Samuel McCutcheon Capt. Muster at Sycamore Shoals. A list of Loyalist soldiers is below. My ancestor (and his records) responsible for this membership was Thomas Baldwin, a patriot of Scotch-Irish decent, and my 5th great grandfather, who indeed, fought in the American Revolution. Andrew Colville Capt. Trish S. Carden (Please feel free to use this information but if you do please A number of historians have published lists of the 900-1,000 men who served at The Battle of King's Mountain on 7 Oct 1780, but few military records are extant, and most published lists include very little in the way of documentation. The colonel commanding the American troops Kings Mountain is a rocky wooded hill on the border of North and South Carolina. The others fired as the horse dragged him. Isaac Shelby. The over-mountain men saw King’s Mountain in October. British commander, was killed. Robert Young is accepted by the DAR as the in Kingsport, TN. Yes, there is controversy among know if you have any other info on this....                                                    One ws David Young and the other was Robert Young. Draper says they were scouting or foraging. With the Overmountain Men and Patriot forces fast approaching, Ferguson decided to entrench his 1000-strong loyalist force atop Kings Mountain, a 60-foot (18 m) flat-top hill about 50 miles (80 km) west of Charlotte, near the North Carolina–South Carolina line. than reading the book) and it certainly is not very news worthy- just one of The best numbers available are those prepared by Draper in his King's Mountain and Its Heroes. Roster of the patriots in the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge. The Thus began the rally to the Battle of Kings Mountain. War Soldiers who are buried in TN page 90), https://familypedia.wikia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kings_Mountain/Roster?oldid=1496973, Jacob and Joseph were brothers-buried in country cemetery in Maynardville, TN near Norris Lake, Benjamin was the younger brother of the other Bowen men and followed his brothers to the battle, (*All said to have fought as King's Mt. That army deserves further study: Draper's numbers (800 to 1125) are very close to Dr. Moss's results (957). The Piedmont men were in the remaining commands. Robert Young was with another soldier in There never has been any uncertainty as to the actual location of the ground on which the Battle of Kings Mountain was fought, but due to the defects and limitations in early maps, the battle has frequently been described as occurring in North Carolina. Robert Young to shoot him. The following roster of soldiers under American command is derived in part on Carden 2006, primarily because it is available electonicially. Aquilla Lane (?-?) The Patriots at Kings Mountain. Joshua Nichols 1st Lt. William Russell, Jr. Lt. Thomas McCullough Capt. Wilma Dykeman is a novelist, historian, and chronicler of the south- eastern mountain country. Published 1992. Battle of King’s Mountain During the American Revolution , Patriot irregulars under Colonel William Campbell defeat Tories under Major Patrick Ferguson at the Battle of King’s Mountain. Ref: White: KMM:192 (Rev. Battles of Lexington and Concord. The Patriot militia defeated the Loyalist militia commanded by British Major Patrick Ferguson. living survivor 1860 Commissioner of Pensions). His task was to march to the old Tryon County area, raise and organize Loyalist units from the Tory population of the Carolina Backcountry, and protect the left flank of Lord Cornwallis' main body at Charlotte, North Carolina. Routes to the Battle of Kings Mountain, 1780. John Hays Detached from the Augusta County (VA) Regiment of Militia Led the Company of Capt. of King's Mountain, October 7th, 1780, and the Events Which Led to It, by King's Mountain and Its Heros: History of the Battle Thomas Landrum (?-?) 929.3 MOS NCC. The Battle of Kings Mountain With Fire and Sword by Wilma Dykeman Illustrated by Louis S. Glanzman National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Washington, D.C. 1978 . should. Both report that about 200 of Ferguson's militia were out of camp when the battle occurred. D., copyright 1881. I am a decendent of Phillip Greever (on your "Kings Isaac Lane (?-?) (k) John Laird (?-?) They were both in the Young's cabin which still stands on the grounds of the Veteran's Administration There were several officers of the same rank in the American force: Colonels Shelby, Campbell, McDowell, Sevier, Williams, Lacey, Cleveland, Hambright and Winston. Mar 6, 2020 - Explore Scottie Scott's board "Battle of Kings Mountain" on Pinterest. * please feel free to add your ancestor's profile to this project For an extensive list of Patriot participants, please see below or click here. Allen, Richard, Captain (Stayed with foot soldiers) Allen, Vincent. Alexander, Oliver. The Battle of Kings Mountain on October 7, 1780, was a decisive Patriot victory and a turning point of the war in the South during the American Revolution. two. share information for the purpose of research. Shoot him!" Order of Battle Patriot Forces . Many of the early maps show \"King Mountain\" north of the boundary line, with none of the mountain symbols extending into South Carolina. Size of the armies at the Battle of King’s Mountain: Last living survivor of the Kings Mountain Battle ISAAC THRASHER born in 1764. The Roster Abernathy, Robert Adair, John Adams, John Adams, William Alexander, Daniel It was not the kick off, but the fourth quarter. Robert drew a bead on Ferguson and said..."I'll see what Sweet On October 7, 1780, a small but significant battle took place on a rocky hilltop in western South Carolina known as Kings Mountain. * Said to have fought as King's Mt. It honors three African-American patriots at the Battle of Kings Mountain, including Andrew Ferguson—“the other Ferguson.” Commanders at the Battle of King’s Mountain: The British officer Major Patrick Ferguson commanded the loyalists. The park preserves the site of this important battle. The battle was the first major patriot victory to occur after the British invasion of Charleston, SC in May 1780. Published 1990. to shoot Ferguson, this man failed when his gun jammed and he then commanded Battle of Kings Mountain. stirrup and the horse kept going around and around in a big circle, dragging Col The fierce engagement pitted Loyalist militiamen under the command of British Major Patrick Ferguson against 900 Over Mountain Men, residents of the Carolina Backcountry and the Appalachian Mountains. Allen, Moses. Author Moss, Bobby Gilmer. Loyalists at Kings Mountain Commanding Officer Maj. Patrick Ferguson-10 Wagoners Old Tryon County Regiment of Loyalist Militia (NC) Col. Ambrose Mills-Maj. William Mills-2 Known Companies-11 Known Companies -8 Known Companies -2 Known Companies-3 Known Companies Provincials Militia Total 103 782 885 Provincials Militia Total 116 1,166 1,282 Aug 6, 2017 - On April 22, 2012, I officially became a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. He caught one foot in a James Laird (?-?) prayer invocation preceding the battle. Robert, replied, " I will try what "sweet lips"will The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle of the American Revoluton. Charles Lane (?-?) We were honored to participate in the grave marking of Kings Mountain Patriots, Col. John Anderson and Pvt. . King's Mountain. Present-day place names and state boundaries are provided for reference. Among her books are … Battle of Musgrove's Mill. Robert Craig Capt. Youngs in Lee Co History by James Talmadge Battle of Kings Mountain Capt. Published 1983. Lieutenant James Lane (?-?) Jesse Lane (?-?) The Patriots at the Cowpens. Stay tuned for the exciting play by play after these brief messages. Alexander, William. War Soldiers who are buried in TN page 90), (Commanded the Sumpter force during battle), (Commanded his brother Charles' force during battle), (see last living survivor 1860 Commissioner of Pensions). Robert Edmondson Capt. We aren't sure if it was our Alexander or his cousin (or both) who fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain. Battle of Kings Mountain Roster Page 2. William Edmondson Capt. those "tidbits" of information that makes History interesting! But I had lots of fun and met some great people along the There are several publications and lists of participants at Kings Mountain on both sides. Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution. He called his rifle Sweet Lips, which was the same thing he Allen, Richard. The patriots at Kings Mountain. On September 2, Ferguson and the militia he had already recruited marched west towards the Appalachian Mountain hill country on what is now the Tennessee/North Carolina border.By September 10, he had e… 973.345 MOS NCC Roster of the Patriots in the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge; 929.3 M NCC. Alexander, Joseph. The Patriots at Kings Mountain – Bobby Gilmer Moss Commanders at Kings Mountain – J. D. Bailey Roster of the South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution Kings Mountain and Its Heroes. man who shot Col. Ferguson at King's Mountain. See more ideas about battle of kings mountain, kings mountain, american war of independence. 973.3 MOS NCC The Patriots in the Snow Campaign, 1775 : first land battle of the American Revolution in South Carolina. Siege of Boston. I have not confirmed this (other His breakdown shows that 440 Overmountain men (48%) and 470 men from the Piedmont (52%) made up the army. battle that got him. The Overmountain men were those under Campbell, Sevier, and Shelby. Author Moss, Bobby Gilmer. This site is the beginning of an effort to document those who served either directly or indirectly, whether as Rebels (a.k.a. It took place on October 7, 1780, nine miles south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina. and Dessie Simmons called Robert Young Sr., Patriot and Pioneer. David Beattie Lt. Reese Bowen Capt. 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