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James Sevier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1565
Abstract

This document is a typed copy of a letter that James Sevier wrote to L. C. Draper on August 19, 1839. In it, Sevier discusses his and his father's service on the Appalachian frontier during the Revolutionary War, where they fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain and in several smaller campaigns against the Cherokee. He also briefly recounts conflicts between Native Americans and white people in the decade following the American victory.

Dates: 1839 August 19

Penelope Johnson Allen King's Mountain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0273
Abstract

This collection houses two pamphlets (King's Mountain and its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain and Kings Mountain National Military Park) and one letter discussing the Battle of King's Mountain.

Dates: 1881, 1884 August 9, 1953

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