Revolutionary War — Southern Campaign-North Carolina

The North Carolina regulators offered the first armed resistance to British authority. In 1771; the first blood was shed at Alamance in the struggle for liberty. At Mecklenburg, on 20 May 1775, North Carolina was the first separation from the mother country. Then, the brilliant victory at Moore’s Creek, prevented the junction of the British troops and the Scotch Loyalists, and foiled the purposed invasion of the province by Sir Henry Clinton. Thus, when the Provincial Congress met at Halifax on April 12, 1776, the North Carolina delegates of the Continental Congress…



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