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Near Blacksburg in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Major Winston's

“Foxhunters”

 
 
Major Winston's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 29, 2009
1. Major Winston's Marker
Inscription. Major Joseph Winston's command mistakenly charged a hillside that was barren of Tories. Later, arriving here, they eagerly peered through the autumn leaves to see if they were mistaken again. They were not, and so entered the triumphant fight.
 
Erected by National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 35° 8.577′ N, 81° 22.678′ W. Marker is near Blacksburg, South Carolina, in York County. Marker can be reached from Kings Mountain Park Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located along a 1.5 mile walking trail around the Kings Mountain Battlefield. This marker is off the Kings mountains Battlefield path out in the woods you really have look for it. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg SC 29702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fighting in a Forest Primeval (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Patrick Ferguson Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Frederick Hambright (about 400 feet away); Kings Mountain Battlefild Trail (about 400 feet away); Major William Chronicle
Major Winston's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 19, 2009
2. Major Winston's Marker
(about 400 feet away); Sacred to the Memory Monument (about 400 feet away); Local Boys & Spies (about 400 feet away); Major Ferguson Falls (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Kings Mountain Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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