Historic Markers Across South Carolina

King's Mountain Battleground

Marker ID: SCHM 46-1
Location: SC 161 and US 321 just N of York
County: York
Coordinates: N 35° 2.334    W 081° 15.432
  35.0389    -81.2572
Style: Free Standing **


Twelve miles northwest the battle of King´s Mountain was fought October 7, 1780. The 900 Whigs were under Colonels Campbell, Shelby, Sevier, Hill, Lacey, Williams, Cleveland; Lieutenant Colonels Hawthorn, Hambright; Majors McDowell, Chronicle, Winston, Chandler. The 1100 Tories were under Co!. Patrick Ferguson, Capt. DePeyster, Lieut. Allaire. This brilliant victory was the turning point of the American Revolution.


More Information:
Wikipedia - Battle of Kings Mountain
NPS - Battle of Kings Mountain
British Battle - The Battle of King's Mountain 1780
The Battle of King's Mountain

Wikipedia - American Revolutionary War
SCIWAY - American Revolutionary War in SC