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American Revolution

by Alan K. Lamm, 2006
Additional research provided by David K. Davis and Carolyn Sparks Whittenburg.

Part 7: References:

John Buchanan, The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas (1997).

Robert O. DeMond, The Loyalists in North Carolina during the Revolution (1964).

Robert L. Ganyard, "Threat from the West: North Carolina and the Cherokees, 1776-1778," NCHR 45 (January 1968).

John Hairr, Colonel David Fanning: The Adventures of a Carolina Loyalist (2000).

David T. Morgan and William J. Schmidt, North Carolinians in the Continental Congress (1976).

Dan L. Morrill, Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution (1992).

John S. Pancake, This Destructive War: The British Campaign in the Carolinas, 1780-1782 (1985).

Anthony J. Scotti Jr., Brutal Virtue: The Myth and Reality of Banastre Tarleton (2002).




Arthur Arnold (Arnel) Continental Line Soldier died in late 1784 reportedly at 6 mile creek. I'd like to find info on that battle and info on Arthur Arnold's enlistment papers, showing DOB and where, address ( Probate was done in Craven County), wife, children,beneficiary etc


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