(State Historical Marker# K 47)

Signs of History

From this vicinity went forth a force of Virginians, under the command of Colonel William Campbell to fight against the British in the Carolinas, 1780.  The Virginia troops played an important part in the victory of King's Mountain, South Carolina. Won by the Americans over Patrick Ferguson, October 7, 1780.

Photograph courtesy of:
Brian D. McKnight
Department of History and Philosophy
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
(Posted March, 2010)

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