The Battle of Kings Mountain Monument

The Battle of Kings Mountain Monument (HMBHO)

Location: Blacksburg, SC 29702 York County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.444', W 81° 23.009'

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In Memory of
the patriotic American
who participated in the
Battle of
Kings Mountain
this Monument is erected
by their grateful
Descendants.

Here the tide of battle turned in favor of the American Colonel.

Here on this day of October A.D. 1780 the British forces commanded by Cor Patrick Ferguson were met and totally defeated by Campbell Shelby, Williams, Cleveland, sevier, and their heroic followers from Virginia the Carolinas and Tennessee.

Fell on this battle ground in defence of Civil Liberty: Col James Williams. Maj William Chronicle. —Captains— John Mattocks. David Beatie. William Edmonson. —First Lieutenants— Reece Bowen. Thomas McCullough. William Blackburn. Robert Edmonson —Second Lieutenants— John Beatie. Andrew Edmonson. Humberson Lyon. James Corry. James Laird. Nathaniel Guist.Nathaniel Dryden. James Phillips —Privates— William Rabb. John Boyd. David Duff. Henry Henigar. William Watson. Arthur Patterson. Preston Goford.
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HM NumberHMBHO
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Year Placed1880
Placed ByThe Kings Mountain Centennial Association
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:06pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 465066 N 3888717
Decimal Degrees35.14073333, -81.38348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.444', W 81° 23.009'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 26.64" N, 81° 23' 0.54" W
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Area Code(s)864, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2601-2629 Battleground Dr, Blacksburg SC 29702, US
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