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Battles
Boon's Mill, Battle of
by Kiger, Fred W. Located in Northampton County, Boon's (or Boone's) Mill was the site of a Civil War Federal repulse by Confederate forces under Brig. Gen. Matt W. Ransom on 28 July 1863. Boon's Mill was situated on [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bruce's Cross Roads, Battle of
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Bruce's Cross Roads, located in northern Guilford County in the present community of Summerfield, was the site of a Revolutionary War skirmish on 12 Feb. 1781 between American forces commanded by Lt. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cabarrus Black Boys
by Powell, William S. The Cabarrus Black Boys were nine young men from Rowan and Mecklenburg (later Cabarrus) Counties who took part in an infamous raid against a royal governmental military convoy during the Regulator [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte, Battle of
by Norris, David A., Barefoot, Daniel W. On 26 Sept. 1780 the Revolutionary War battle at Charlotte pitted the British troops of Lord Charles Cornwallis against a greatly outnumbered but surprisingly combative force of North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clapp's Mill, Battle of
by Hill, Michael. Near Clapp’s Mill on Beaver Creek not far from the Alamance battlefield, Col. Henry Lee’s Legion, supported by local militia and some Catawba Indians, surprised the mounted cavalry of Lt. Col. [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Cowan's Ford, Battle of
by Cross, Jerry L. Cowan's Ford, Battle of by Jerry L. Cross, 2006 The Battle of Cowan's Ford, which took place in northwestern Mecklenburg County, was a Revolutionary War action by the Continental forces to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cowpens, Battle of
by Hughes, Nathaniel C., Jr. The Battle of Cowpens took place on 17 Jan. 1781 near Spartanburg, S.C. To reverse the appalling pattern of defeat in the South during the American Revolution, Gen. George Washington appointed Gen. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Deep Creek, Battle of
by Anderson, William L. The Battle of Deep Creek, also called the Battle of Quallatown, was a Civil War engagement that occurred on 2 Feb. 1864. Union troops from the 14th Illinois Cavalry under Maj. Francis M. Davidson [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Earle's Ford, Battle of
by Hairr, John. The Revolutionary War battle of Earle's Ford occurred on 15 July 1780 in western South Carolina adjacent to the far southern end of present-day Polk County. On 13 July 1780 Col. John Jones of Georgia [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Elizabeth City, Battle of
by Branch, Paul. The Battle of Elizabeth City, also known as the Battle of Cobb's Point, was a Civil War engagement between Union and Confederate gunboats on the Pasquotank River in February 1862. Flag Officer [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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