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Abingdon in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

King's Mountain Men

 
 
King's Mountain Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 14, 2011
1. King's Mountain Men Marker
Inscription. From this vicinity went forth a force of Virginians, under the command of Colonel William Campbell, to fight against the British in the Carolinas, 1780. The Virginia troops played an important part in the victory of King's Mountain, South Carolina, won by the Americans over Patrick Ferguson, October 7, 1780.
 
Erected 1935 by Virginia Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number K-47.)
 
Location. 36° 42.144′ N, 82° 0.126′ W. Marker is in Abingdon, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 11) and Colonial Road SW, on the right when traveling north on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 914 West Main Street, Abingdon VA 24210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Muster Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Kings Mountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate General John Hunt Morgan (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sinking Spring Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Boyhood Home of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston (approx.
Wide view of the King's Mountain Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 14, 2011
2. Wide view of the King's Mountain Men Marker
1.4 miles away); The Minutemen (approx. 1.5 miles away); Abingdon in the Civil War (approx. 1.5 miles away); POW★MIA (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abingdon.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  Internet Archive: King's Mountain and its heroes [microform]:. history of the the battle of King's Mountain, October 7th, 1780, and the events which led up to it (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
King's Mountain Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 29, 2011
3. King's Mountain Men Marker
View west on West Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on August 20, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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