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Patrick Ferguson monument at Kings Mountain

A monument to Patrick Ferguson, commander of loyalist troops who died at the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution.

Inscription:

TO THE MEMORY OF / COL. PATRICK FERGUSON / SEVENTY-FIRST REGIMENT. / HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY. 

BORN IN ABERDEENSHIRE, / SCOTLAND IN 1744. / KILLED OCTOBER 7, 1780 / IN ACTION AT / KING'S MOUNTAIN / WHILE IN COMMAND OF / THE BRITISH TROOPS. / A SOLDIER OF MILITARY / DISTINCTION AND HONOR. 

THIS MEMORIAL / IS FROM THE CITIZENS OF / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN TOKEN OF THEIR APPRECIATION / OF THE BONDS OF FRIENDSHIP AND / PEACE BETWEEN THEM AND THE / CITIZENS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE / ERECTED OCTOBER 7, 1930

This marker is located Marker is in Blacksburg, South Carolina, in York County. Additional images and location information available at https://www.hmdb.org/Marker.asp?Marker=17655

Patrick Ferguson monument at Kings Mountain
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