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Andrew Pickens, Part 3 - Revolution Breaks Out
Andrew Pickens, Part 3 - Revolution Breaks Out

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Dr. Andrew briefly talks about the lukewarm sentiment of those living in the backcountry of South Carolina during the early days of the American Revolution. He also talks about how Andrew Pickens got...
Andrew Pickens, Part 7 - "The Wizard Owl"
Andrew Pickens, Part 7 - "The Wizard Owl"

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After the Revolutionary War, Pickens becomes known as the premiere negotiator with Native American Indians. Pickens, who originally established a reputation as an Indian fighter, emerges as a peace...
Andrew Pickens, Part 5 - The Cherokee Campaigns
Andrew Pickens, Part 5 - The Cherokee Campaigns

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Attacks by the Cherokee still occurred in 1776, in backcountry S.C. It was during the Cherokee Campaigns where Andrew Pickens earned his reputation as an Indian fighter. The Catawba Indians allied...
Andrew Pickens, Part 4 - Pickens The Lawman
Andrew Pickens, Part 4 - Pickens The Lawman

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The Backcountry of S.C. had to deal with the fallout of the Cherokee War. Lawlessness was a big problem for the backcountry area, and Dr. Edgar and Dr. Andrew discuss the role of Andrew Pickens as a...
William Moultrie | History of SC Slide Collection
William Moultrie | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Charleston, William Moultrie (1730-1805) served in the South Carolina House of Commons, and in 1761, became involved in the Cherokee War. In 1775, he was elected to the first South Carolina...
Wade Hampton III | History of SC Slide Collection
Wade Hampton III | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Charleston, Governor Wade Hampton III (1818-1902) was educated by private tutors and later graduated from the South Carolina College. He studied, but never practiced, law. Instead, Hampton...
Maxcy Gregg | History of SC Slide Collection
Maxcy Gregg | History of SC Slide Collection

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Maxcy Gregg (1814-1862) was born in Columbia, educated at South Carolina College, and admitted to the Columbia bar in 1839. He served as a Major in Milledge Bonham's Mexican War regiment, and argued...
Nathanael Greene | History of SC Slide Collection
Nathanael Greene | History of SC Slide Collection

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Nathanael Greene (1742-1786) was raised in New England in a Quaker family, but helped organize local Rhode Island militia when the revolution approached, and in 1775 was appointed the commander of a...
Robert Smalls | Palmetto Special
Robert Smalls | Palmetto Special

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REENACTMENT: The lesson focuses on a mission in which Robert Smalls was sent to convince President Lincoln to arm Negro troops in the South Carolina Lowcountry to fight for the Union. This is done in...