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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Heroes of the old Camden District, South Carolina, 1776-1861. an Address to the Survivors of Fairfield county, delivered at Winnsboro, S. C., September 1,1888. (search)
Tarleton, it is true, is inclined to acquit Sumter of blame in this affair, and to attribute his own success somewhat to fortunate circumstances. Tarlelon's Memoirs, p. 115. Cornwallis reached Charlotte, but just as he was prepared to advance into North Carolina he received the unwelcome news of our great victory at King's Mountain. Would that we had the time to recall here again to-day the deeds and glories of the heroes of that great victory, Campbell, Cleveland, Williams, Sevier and Shelby. But did time allow, it would be but to repeat the story so recently and so eloquently told by the great Virginia orator, Daniel. The security of his conquest in South Carolina thus threatened by the sudden incursions of the mountain warriors, and endangered by the activity of Sumter, Marion and Pickens, Cornwallis was compelled to fall back and retreated to this place, Winnsboro, from which he might watch the threatened points of Camden, Granby and Ninety-Six. His headquarters were in
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Old South. (search)
tion was won at Moore's Creek Bridge, in North Carolina, by Caswell and Lillington, in which one thousand Scotch loyalists were captured. Who knows of that battle? Oh! modest tar-heel State, in the slang of the newlydis-covered country, modesty does not pay. Nevertheless, true courage and true modesty walk hand-in-hand. One word as to the misleading rolls of the Revolution. I was born in the Scotch-Irish settlement of Carolina, which furnished troops to Sumter, Pickens, Davie, Davidson, Shelby, etc., etc. These men were never regularly 28 enrolled; they gathered together for battle, and went back to their plows when the fight was over. There were no Tories in that region; it was thoroughly Whig. But I never heard of more than one pensioner in all that country. These men scorned the bounty of the government for simply doing their duty. No official records ever bore the names of those gallant partisans, whose daring deeds are known only to the Omniscient. There were no horn-bl
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
l. A. J.. 15. Seddon Hon J. A., 66, 273. Sellers, Capt. Martin A., 132, 134, 143, 159, 163, 169. Semat. Geo., 360. Semmes, Gen. P. J., 449. Semmes, Admiral, Raphael, 273, 439. Semmes, Hon., Thos. J., 418. Semple. Capt., 61, 63, 65, 67. Seven Days Battles, forces engaged in, 256. Seven Pines, Battle of, 17, 19, 22. Sevier, Gen., John, 12. Seward. Wm, H., 320, 321. Sharp, Lt. M. R., 20. Sharpsburg. Battle of, 20, 24, 257; notes on, 373. Shedd, Capt., John, 15. Shelby, Gen., Isaac. 12. Shepherdstown, Battle of, 20. Sheridan, Gen., Phil. H., 231, 451; his famous ride 444; raid, 452. Sherman Gen. W. T., his march, 4, 30; retaliatory order, 31. 32; army 18, 125 Shewmake, J. T., 187. Shiloh. Battle of, refutation of so-called Lost Opportunity on the evening of April 6, 1862, by Gen T: Jordan 297; losses at, 341. Shiloh Chapel, or Pittsburg Landing, 97. Shirer, W. D., 226. Shuler. Lt F. M., killed, 193. Shulz. F. C., 395. Signal Corps of the