North Carolina in the American Revolution

By Hugh F. Rankin

North Carolina in the American Revolution

Approx. 82 pp., 6 x 9, 21 halftones

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8652-6091-7
    Published: January 1959

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Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

Describes events in North Carolina leading up to the Revolution, problems in the new state, and fighting that occurred within its borders. Separate chapters are devoted to the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge and the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.

About the Author

Hugh F. Rankin (1923-1989) was W. R. Irby Professor of History at Tulane University and the author of many outstanding publications on early American and North Carolina history. He earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to eighteen published books, Dr. Rankin contributed essays to numerous edited works and more than fifty articles to various professional journals and reference sources.
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