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Recommended Reading (Provided courtesy of Michael C. Scoggins, Historian, Southern Revolutionary War Institute, Culture and Heritage Museums, York, SC)

 

  • Alden, John Richard.  The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789.  Vol. III of A History of the South.  Louisiana State University Press and Littlefield Fund for Southern History of the University of Texas.
  • Babits, Lawrence E.  A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
  • Bailey, J. D.  Commanders at King’s Mountain.  Gaffney, SC: Ed. H. DeCamp, 1926.
    • _____.  Some Heroes of the American Revolution.  Spartanburg, SC: Bond and White, 1924.
  • Barefoot, Daniel W. Touring North Carolina’s Revolutionary War Sites. Winston-Salem, NC:  John F. Blair, Publisher, 1998.
    • ______. Touring South Carolina’s Revolutionary War Sites. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, Publisher, 1999.
  • Barnwell, Robert W. Jr.  “The Migration of Loyalists from South Carolina,” The Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association, 1937, 34-42.
  • Barnwell, Robert W. Jr.  “Reports on Loyalist Exiles from South Carolina, 1783,” The Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association, 1937, 43-46.
  • Bass, Robert D.  Ninety Six: The Struggle for the South Carolina Back Country. Lexington, SC: Sandlapper Press, 1978.
  • Bearss, Edwin C.  The Battle of Cowpens.  Washington, DC: Office of Archeology and Historical Preservation, US Dept. of Interior, 1967.
  • Boatner, Mark M. III.  Encyclopedia of the American Revolution.  Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1994.
  • Buchanan, John. The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997.
  • Butler, Lindley S.  North Carolina and the Coming of the Revolution.  Raleigh:  North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, 1976.
  • Caruthers, Eli W.  Interesting Revolutionary War Incidents and Sketches of Character, Chiefly in the “Old North State.”  (2 vols.)  Philadelphia:  Hayes and Zell, 1854.
  • Chappell, Buford S.  The Winns of Fairfield County.  Columbia: R.L. Bryan Company, 1975.
  • Chesney, Alexander (Alfred E. Jones, ed.).  “The Journal of Alexander Chesney, a South Carolina Loyalist in the Revolution and After.”  The Ohio State University Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 4 (October 30, 1921).
  • Collins, James P. Autobiography of a Revolutionary Soldier.  Ed. John M. Roberts. Clinton, LA: Feliciana Democrat, 1859 (Reprinted New York: Arno Press, 1979).
  • Davis, Burke.  The Cowpens-Guilford Courthouse Campaign.  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1962.
  • Draper, Lyman.  King’s Mountain and Its Heroes.  Cincinnati: P. G. Thompson, 1881.
  • Edgar, Walter. Partisans and Redcoats.  New York:  William Morrow, 2001.
  • Ellet, Elizabeth F.  Domestic History of the Revolution.  New York: Baker and Scribner, 1850.
  • Ellet, Elizabeth F.  The Women of the Revolution (3 vols.).  New York: Charles Scribner, 1861.
  • Greene, George Washington.  The Life of Nathaneal Greene, Major General in the Army of the Revolution.  New York:  Hurd & Houghton, 1871.
  • Hoffman, Ronald, Thad W. Tate and Peter J. Albert. An Uncivil War: The Southern Backcountry During the American Revolution. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1985.
  • Johnson, Joseph.  Traditions and Reminiscences Chiefly of the American Revolution in the South.  Charleston, SC: Walker and Sons, 1851.
  • Johnson, William.  Sketches of the Life and Correspondence of Nathanael Greene, Major General of the Armies of the United States, in the War of the Revolution (2 vols.). Charleston, SC: Author, 1822.
  • Kierner, Cynthia A. Southern Women in Revolution: 1776-1800. Personal and Political Narratives. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.
  • Lambert, Robert Stansbury.  South Carolina Loyalists in the American Revolution.  Columbia:  University of South Carolina Press, 1987.
  • Landrum, John B.  Colonial and Revolutionary History of Upper South Carolina.  Greenville, SC: Shannon & Company, 1897.
  • Lee, Henry.  Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States.  Ed. Robert E. Lee.  New York: University Publishing Company, 1869.
  • Lipscomb, Terry W.  Battles, Skirmishes, and Actions of the American Revolution in South Carolina.  Columbia:  South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1991.
  • Lossing, Benson J.  The Pictorial Field Book of the American Revolution (2 vols.).  New York: Harper and Brothers, 1850-1852 (Reprinted Cottonport, LA: Polyanthros, Inc., 1972).
  • Lumpkin, Henry. From Savannah to Yorktown: The American Revolution in the South. NY: Paragon House Publishers, 1987.
  • McCrady, Edward.  The History of South Carolina in The Revolution (2 vols.).  New York:  Russell and Russell, 1901.
  • Moore, Maurice.  The Life of General Edward Lacey, with a List of Battles and Skirmishes in South Carolina during the Revolutionary War.  Spartanburg, SC: Douglas, Evins & Co., 1859 (Reprinted Rock Hill, SC: The London Printery, no date).
  • Moss, Bobby Gilmer.  The Loyalists at King’s Mountain.  Blacksburg, SC: Scotia-Hibernia Press, 1998.
    • ______. The Loyalists in the Siege of Fort Ninety Six.  Blacksburg, SC: Scotia-Hibernia Press, 1999.
    • ______. The Patriots at the Cowpens.  Rev. Ed.  Blacksburg, SC: Scotia-Hibernia Press, 1985.
    • ______. The Patriots at Kings Mountain.  Blacksburg, SC: Scotia-Hibernia Press, 1990.
    • ______. Roster of the Loyalists in the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge. Blacksburg, SC: Scotia-Hibernia Press, 1992.
    • ______. Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983.
    • ______.Uzal Johnson, Loyalist Surgeon: A Revolutionary War Diary. Blacksburg, SC: Scotia Hibernia Press, 2000.
  • Moultrie, William.  Memoirs of the American Revolution so far as it Relates to the States of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia (2 vols.).  New York, 1802  (Reprinted New York: New York Times, 1982).
  • Myers, Theodorus B., ed.  Cowpens Papers: Being Correspondence of General Morgan and the Prominent Actors.  Charleston, SC: News and Courier Press, 1881.
    • ______.  One Hundred Years Ago: The Story of the Battle of Cowpens.  Charleston, SC: News and Courier Press, 1881.
  • Pancake, John S.  This Destructive War: The British Campaign in the Carolinas, 1780-1782. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1985.
  • Preyer, Norris W.  Hezekiah Alexander and the Revolution in the Backcountry.  Charlotte:  Heritage Printers, 1987.
  • Ramsay, David.  The History of the Revolution in South Carolina, from a British Province to an Independent State (2 vols.)  Trenton, NJ: Collins, 1785.
  • Roberts, Kenneth.  The Battle of Cowpens.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday Company, 1958.
  • Robinson, Blackwell P., ed.  The Revolutionary War Sketches of William R. Davie.  Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, 1976.
  • Sabine, Lorenzo.  Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution with and Historical Essay (2 vols.).  Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, Inc., 1966.
  • Salley, A. S., ed.  Documents Relating to the History of South Carolina during the Revolutionary War.  Columbia: The Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1908.
  • Schenck, David.  North Carolina, 1780-81, Being a History of the Invasion of the Carolinas by the British under Lord Cornwallis.  Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, 1889.
  • Siebert, William Henry.  “The Legacy of the American Revolution to the British West Indies and Bahamas: A Chapter out of the History of the American Loyalists,” Ohio State University Bulletin, XVII:27 (1913) (Reprinted Boston: Gregg Press, 1972)
  • Siebert, William Henry.  “The Loyalists in West Florida and the Natchez District,” Mississippi Valley Historical Review, II (1915), 465-483.
  • Symonds, Craig L.  A Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution.  Annapolis: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Inc., 1986.
  • Tarleton, Banastre.  A History of the Campaigns of 1780 and 1781 in the Southern Provinces of North America.  London: T. Cadell, 1787 (Reprinted North Stanford, NH: Ayer Company Publishers Inc., 1999).
  • Troxler, Carole Watterson.  The Loyalist Experience in North Carolina. North Carolina Bicentenniel Pamplet Series, Jeffrey J. Crowe, ed.  Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, 1976.
  • Thomas, Sam. The Dye is Cast: The Scots-Irish and Revolution in the Carolina Backcountry. Columbia, SC: Palmetto Conservation Foundation, 1996.
  • White, Emmet R.  Revolutionary War Soldiers of Western North Carolina: Burke County.  Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1984.
  • White,  Katherine Keogh.  The King’s Mountain Men.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1966.
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