TITLE

THE LAST HIGHLAND CHARGE

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, Peter R.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Military History;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides information on the Highland charge at Moore's Creek Bridge on February 27, 1776. The choices faced by Highland Scots living around what is now Fayetteville regarding the revolt of North Carolina colonists against Britain are presented. It presents a brief history of Highland Scots who settled in North Carolina. Also, it recounts the British treatment of the Scots.
ACCESSION #
19311275

 

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