King's Mountain Battleground

King's Mountain Battleground (HMISG)

Location: York, SC 29745 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 2.334', W 81° 15.432'

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Twelve miles northwest the battle of King's Mountain was fought October 7, 1780. The 900 Whigs were under Colonels Campbell, Shelby, Sevier, Hill, Lacey, Williams, Cleveland; Lieutenant Colonels Hawthorn, Hambright; Majors McDowell, Chronicle, Winston, Chandler. The 1100 Tories were under Col. Patrick Ferguson, Capt. DePeyster, Lieut. Allaire. This brilliant victory was the turning point of the American Revolution.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Marker Number46-1
Year Placed1937
Placed ByKing's Mountain Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 8:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 476541 N 3877387
Decimal Degrees35.03890000, -81.25720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 2.334', W 81° 15.432'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 2' 20.04" N, 81° 15' 25.92" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1891-1899 SC-161, York SC 29745, US
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