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Battles
Alamance Battleground
by Dalton, Bryan. On 16 May 1771 the North Carolina militia, under the command of royal governor William Tryon, defeated backcountry farmers known as the Regulators in a two-hour engagement at a site six miles south [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alamance, Battle of
by Troxler, George W. Alamance, Battle of by George W. Troxler, 2006 See also: Johnston's Riot Act; Alamance Battleground The Regulator Movement, also known as the War of the Regulation, involved the violent [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville, Battle of
by Inscoe, John C. One of the last Civil War actions, the Battle of Asheville was a five-hour standoff between Union and Confederate forces that occurred on the northern outskirts of the city during the afternoon and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Battle of Averasboro
by Faulkner, Ronnie W. The Battle of Averasboro was a costly delaying action that began in Harnett County on 15 Mar. 1865, near the end of the Civil War. Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Union army of 60,000 men was moving [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Battle of Bentonville
by Faulkner, Ronnie W. The largest Civil War land engagement in North Carolina, the Battle of Bentonville took place during 19-21 Mar. 1865 in rural Johnston County. The encounter was one of the Confederacy's last attempts [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Battle of King's Mountain
by Yancey, Noel. The stunning victory won by a force of about 1,800 backcountry "Overmountain Men" over approximately 1,000 Tories at King's Mountain on 7 Oct. 1780 has been justly described as a key turning point in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Battle of Wyse Fork
by Barefoot, Daniel W. The Civil War battle of Wyse Fork, also known as the Battle of Southwest Creek, was a fierce engagement between Union and Confederate forces near Kinston on 8-10 Mar. 1865. The Union army of Maj. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Beaufort, Battle of
by Branch, Paul. Claimed by some to be the last engagement of the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Beaufort took place as a result of a British raid on the town in April 1782. The surrender of Lord Charles [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bentonville Battlefield
by Powell, William S. Bentonville Battlefield by William S. Powell, 2006 See also: Battle of Bentonville Bentonville Battlefield, a North Carolina State Historic Site located in southern Johnston County, consists [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bettis's Bridge, Battle of
by Butler, Lindley S., McKinnon, Henry A., Jr. Bettis's Bridge (also known as Betti's or Beattie's Bridge), located near the present crossing of the Lumber River (formerly Drowning Creek) by U.S. Highway 401 between Raeford and Wagram at the Hoke [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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