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ess of Ninety-Six; Ferguson was more adventurous, having always the army of Cornwallis on his right. On the waters of Broad river his party encountered Macdowell with one hundred and sixty militia from Burk and Rutherford counties in North Carolinalves, under Campbell, already more than thirteen hundred strong, marched Chap. XVI.} 1780. Oct. 6. to the Cowpens on Broad river, where, on the evening of the sixth, they were joined by Williams with four hundred men. From Williams they learned neinst him. After a march of twenty-four miles with mounted Chap. XVI.} 1780. Nov. infantry, Wemyss reached Fishdam on Broad river, the camp of General Sumpter, and at the head of his corps charged the picket. The attack was repelled; he himself waman who was their prisoner. The position of the British in the upper country became precarious. Sumpter passed the Broad river, formed a junction with Clark and Brennan, and threatened Ninety-Six. Tarleton was therefore suddenly recalled from t
crossed the Catawba just below the mouth of the little Catawba, and passing Broad river, on the twenty-fifth of December encamped on the 25. north bank of the Pacoanuary, 1781, he 1781. Jan. 2. ordered Tarleton with his detachment to pass Broad river, and to push him to the utmost. No time, wrote he, is to be lost. Ibid.,ed by promising either to destroy Morgan's corps, or push it before him over Broad river towards King's Mountain; and he wished the main army to advance so as to be . On the sixteenth, he put himself 16. and his party in full motion towards Broad river, while in the evening the camp which he had abandoned was occupied by Tarletut sixteen miles from Spartanburg, seven miles from the Cherokee ford on the Broad river, and a little less than five miles from the line of North Carolina, Morgan eving his cavalry to follow him on their return from the pursuit, crossed the Broad river with his foot soldiers and his prisoners, the captured artillery, muskets, a