Camp Hill, Glenn Springs, South Carolina facts for kids
Camp Hill, February 2012
|Location||South of Glenn Springs on South Carolina Highway 215, near Glenn Springs, South Carolina|
|Area||9 acres (3.6 ha)|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||70000600|
|Added to NRHP||July 6, 1970|
It had originally been the camp site of British Major Patrick Ferguson prior to the Battle of Kings Mountain, October 17, 1780. This was an important Patriot victory in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. Frontier militia overwhelmed the Loyalist militia led by Major Ferguson. In The Winning of the West, Theodore Roosevelt wrote of Kings Mountain, "This brilliant victory marked the turning point of the American Revolution."
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