Colonel David Fanning : The Adventures of a Carolina Loyalist. paperback

By: HAIRR, John FANNING, David

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HAIRR, John. Colonel David Fanning : The Adventures of a Carolina Loyalist.(Erwin, NC) : Abverasboro Press, (2000). First Edition. Pp (4),1-291,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, red card covers, lettered in black. "Colonel David Fanning was the most successful partisan commander in North Carolina during the Revolutionary War. He never lost a battle in which he commanded, he capturedthe governor of the state, and he remained active in the field long after Cornwallis surrendered his army at Yorktown in October of 1781. Fanning could have been one of the most celebrated North Carolinians of the American Revolution. Instead, his service to King George III led to his being banned by name from setting foot in North Carolina after the war. To this day, thename Fanning still conjures up images of terror and destruction in the hea rtland of the state. In In the book, Co/one/ David Fanning: The Adventures of a Carolina Loyalist, award-winning writer and historian John Hairr traces the life of the famous Loyalist partisan from his birth in Virginia and childhood in Johnston county, North Carolina, to his death in Dipbv Nova Scotia. Fanning's activities during the Revolutionary War in the Carolinas arethoroughly chronicled. Hairr includes accounts of action at Ninety Six, Li ndley's Fort, Great Cane Brake a and Musgroves Mill in South Carolina; Beatti's Bridge, Elizabethtown, House in the Horseshoe, Lindley's Mill nand Brown Marsh in North Carolina, Faning's trials and tribulations from Florida to New Brunswick are a/so recorded here in what is the first full-length biography of the controversial Loyalist commander." (from the back cover). Contents : 1. Hard Beginnings. 2. War Comes to South Carolina. 3. The Whigs Strike Back. 4. On the Run in South Carolina. 5. The War Resumes. 6. The War Shifts North. 7. Fanning Takes Command. 8. Elizabethtown & Beatti's Bridge.9. Loyalist Highwater Mark. 10. The Dash to Wilmington. 11. The Fall of Wi lmington. 12, Abandoned in North Carolina. 13. The End in the Carolinas. 14. Exile in Search of a Home. 15. Triumph anrl Tragedy in New Brunswick (pp 211-230). 16. A Home in Nova Scotia (pp 231-249). Very good. 30.00

Title: Colonel David Fanning : The Adventures of a Carolina Loyalist. paperback

Author Name: HAIRR, John FANNING, David

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Averasbooro Press, Erwin, NC, 2000, ISBN:1888879661:

Seller ID: 113555

Keywords: NORTH CAROLINA LOYALIST BIOGRAPHY AMERICAN HISTORY UNITED STATES NOVA SCOTIA NEW BRUNSWICK CANADA CANADIAN BRITISH,