The North Carolina Continentals

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UNC Press Books, 2005 - History - 428 pages
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In this classic account of the Revolutionary War experiences of the North Carolina Continentals, Hugh F. Rankin traces the events leading to war in North Carolina and follows all the campaigns and battles in which the North Carolina Continentals took part
  

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Contents

War Comes to North Carolina
3
The Moores Creek Bridge Campaign
28
The British in North Carolina
55
Siege of Charleston 1776
70
Brandywine and Germantown
100
Valley Forge 17771778
124
Monmouthand the New York Highlands
149
Stony Point and the Hudson
164
A New General for the South
252
The Race to the Dan
268
The Road to Guilford
284
The Battle of Guilford Court House
299
South Carolina 1781
319
Eutaw Springs
341
The Beginning of the End
362
Peace
386

The Carolinas 17781779
177
Stono Ferry
198
Charleston 1780
215
The Brief Command of Horatio Gates
235
Works Cited
397
Index
413
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About the author (2005)

Hugh F. Rankin (1913-1989) taught history at Tulane University, where he was also faculty chair of athletics for many years. He wrote, cowrote, or edited sixteen books, including Rebels and Redcoats: The American Revolution through the Eyes of Those Who Fought and Lived It and Pirates of Colonial North Carolina.

Lawrence E. Babits is professor of maritime history and nautical archaeology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

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