School History of South Carolina

School History of South Carolina

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...were making ready. TTarleton ruled the whole up-country by the jerror of his name. / General Thomas Sumter, formerly Colonel. This lasted until the 12th of July, when Colonel Sumter came back from North Carolina with one or two hundred men, and fell upon Captain Huck and Colonel Ferguson, who were encamped upon Williams's plantation, in the upper part of the State, and utterly routed their command, Captain Huck being among the killed. In this fight Colonel Bratton and Captain McClure distinguished themselves; as they had done a few weeks before, at Mobley's Meeting House in Pairfield county. (This victory, though in itself a small affair, roused the hopes of the people greatly; and Sumter soon had six hundred determined men in his regiment 131. What was the state of the country in the spring of 1780? What of Tarleton? When did Sumter return from North Carolina and defeat Huck at Williams's plantation? What effect had this victory on the spirits of the people?-132. (On the 30th of July Sumter made an attack upon the British post at Rocky Mount, in Fairfield county; (but failed to dislodge them! He immediately moved on to another post at the Hanging Rock, where a large body of the enemy--both. British and tories--were stationed. The picture represents the rock from which the place took its name. This rock is about twenty-five feet in diameter, and lies upon--almost hangs over--the east bank of Hanging Rock creek, which flows into Lynch's creek--a tributary of the Pedee. The rock is about 100 feet higher than the creek. Under the rock is room for fifty men to find shelter in a rain. (Here Sumter fell upon the enemy with his usual spirit, and utterly routed them and annihilated a pet regimentknown as the PTneeoT Wales's regiment. This was (on the 6th...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236498968
  • 9781236498960