American Revolution: the War in the South. Search for 'revolution'. Quote: The southern campaign broke the will of the British to continue the war. From 'History of the Southeastern U.S. and Caribbean Areas'
Buying Books from the NPS site bookstores:. This is not as simple as it used to be, but it can still be done remotely with a little patience. Call the parks directly as you did before, ask for the bookstore, and learn if the book or books are available at the park bookstore. Be sure to ask for the item number and the exact price.
Kings Mountain NMP: 864-936-7921
Cowpens NB: 864-461-2828
You may then buy the books with a credit card by calling:
The First Salute by
Barbara W. Tuchman. This book covers the RW from a perspective remarkable for its breadth and depth. Of 12 chapters, the campaign in the South rates a full chapter, and it immediately follows(!) a chapter titled "The Low Point of the Revolution". That'll do.
Amazon.com One review and numerous reader comments, some quite good.
National park economic data for 1994 from the Thoreau Institute. Includes both KM NMP and the OV NHT. A look at parks from an entirely different viewpoint. In that year there were 229,000 visitors at KM NMP who stayed an average of 61+ minutes at a taxpayer cost of $1.93/visit.
Rutherford County, N.C. And American Independence. "...a slight modification of a talk given to the students of Chase High School on their Pioneer Day on October 3, 1997, the 217th. anniversary of the day that the Over The Mountain Men reached Cane Creek in pursuit of Ferguson" by
Homer Arnold, bharnoldblueridge