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

Major Winston's

"Foxhunters"

 
 
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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg SC 29702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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); Kings Mountain Battlefield Trail (about 400 feet away); Major William Chronicle (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kings Mountain Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Kings Mountain National Military Park, Historic Resource Study (pdf file). National Park Service (Submitted on September 10, 2019.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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