Draper manuscripts: King's Mountain papers, 1756-1887.


Draper manuscripts: King's Mountain papers, 1756-1887.

Papers about the Battle of King's Mountain, South Carolina, on October 7, 1780, in which some 1,400 frontier troops from Virginia and North Carolina trapped and routed 1,000 Loyalist soldiers and killed their commander, Patrick Ferguson. Besides his own notes and interviews, Draper gathered materials for over 40 years, acquired the papers of several of the prominent officers such as William Campbell, John Sevier, and Isaac Shelby.

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Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891

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Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891), American historian known for his studies of the history of trans-Allegheny West. From 1854 to 1886, he served as director of The State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1854 to 1886. From the description of Letters from Lyman C. Draper to Benson J. Lossing, 1855-1864. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 302021153 Lyman Copeland Draper was born in Lockport, New York on September 4, 1...

Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876

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Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826

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McDowell, Charles P.

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Twitty, Susan.

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Allaire, Anthony, 1755-1838

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Campbell, William, 1745-1781

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Campbell, David, 1779-1859

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of David Campbell papers, 1838-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983517 Lawyer, Springfield, Illinois; brother and legal partner of Antrim Campbell; mayor, Springfield, 1843; Illinois attorney general, 1846-1848. From the description of Legal documents, 1846, 1847. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27989391 From the description of Letter: Springfield, [Ill., to Almeron] Wheat, 1847...

Campbell, William Bowen, 1807-1867

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McDowell family.

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Winston family.

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Hammond family.

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McDowell, Joseph, 1756-1801.

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Campbell, Arthur, 1742-1811

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McDowell, Joseph, 1758-1799.

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McDowell, Margaret A.

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Winston, Joseph, 1746-1815

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Sevier, John, 1745-1815

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Continental Army officer and governor of Tennessee. From the description of Papers, 1778-1812. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314043 Army officer, U.S. representative from North Carolina and Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. From the description of John Sevier correspondence, 1797-1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980429 ...