By Joseph E. Stevens
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Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site, Mississippi (Civil War) 155 16. Chalmette Unit, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Louisiana (War of 1812) 161 17. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia (Civil War) 167 18. Cowpens National Battlefield, South Carolina (Revolutionary War) 178 19. Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Tennessee (Civil War) 186 20. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia (Civil War) 192 21. Fort Sumter National Monument, South Carolina (Civil War) 199 22.
The tired British troops would have to run a deadly gauntlet for the rest of the afternoon. Near the Job Brooks House in Lincoln, where the road curved sharply through thick woods, hundreds of minutemen poured fire into Colonel Smith's column at point-blank range, killing eight and wounding many more. , determined to avenge their comrades who had fallen earlier in the day. , when the retreating redcoats drew abreast of their concealed position, Parker's men blasted them with a heavy volley. One of the many casualties in this fierce attack was Colonel Smith, who pitched from his horse, a musket ball embedded in his thigh.
304'928dc20 89-40739 CIP The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources, Inc. Copyright © 1990 by Joseph E. Stevens. Published by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University. All rights reserved. Manufactured in Japan. First edition. Page v CONTENTS Preface xiii North Atlantic 1. Bunker Hill Monument, Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts (Revolutionary War) 3 2.
America's National Battlefield Parks: A Guide by Joseph E. Stevens