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Download 1880- Annotated Newspaper Copy of the 1880 Address of Hon. John W. Daniel of Virginia at the 100th Anniversary Celebration (12.8 MB)

Identifier

Accession 1722

Inclusive Dates

1880-1938

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

500 pieces, .25 linear feet

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Battle of King’s Mountain Collection consists of newspapers and newspaper articles detailing the history of and celebration of the Battle of King’s Mountain during the American Revolution. Also included is Historical Sketch Of The Battle Of King’s Mountain, Fought Between The American and British Troops, At King’s Mountain, York Co., S.C. October 7, 1780 by Rev. Robert Lathan published in 1880, a pamphlet containing an address titled, “The Real Battle Of King’s Mountain…”delivered by Albert Mason Grist on October 14, 1938 to the Daughters of the American Revolution of Gastonia, NC, a postcard depicting Colonel Patrick Ferguson’s grave dated from the Sesquicentennial celebration held on October 7, 1930, a program celebrating the “Completion by the Federal Government of a National Monument in Recognition of the Decisive Importance of the Battle of King’s Mountain dated October 7, 1909, handwritten notes of the King’s Mountain Obelisk, and an annotated copy of the 1880 Address of Hon. John W. Daniel of Virginia at the 100th anniversary celebration from an unidentified newspaper.

Provenance

The Battle of King's Mountain Collection was received by the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections from the York County Library via Jason Hyatt on August 8, 2019.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Battle of King's Mountain Collection - Accession 1722

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