South Carolina's Role in the Revolutionary War

Learn about South Carolina's role in the American Revolutionary War. Also, learn about major battles fought in South Carolina and meet political and war heroes like William Jasper, Thomas Sumter, Andrew Pickens, Francis Marion and more.
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Andrew Pickens, Part 8 - Pickens' Later Years
Andrew Pickens, Part 8 - Pickens' Later Years

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In his later years, Andrew Pickens tries to retire, but is called back into service with the War of 1812 on the horizon. In the interval between the American Revolution and the War of 1812, Pickens...
Andrew Pickens, Part 9 - Pickens' Legacy
Andrew Pickens, Part 9 - Pickens' Legacy

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Dr. Edgar reads a letter from Pickens to “Lighthorse” Harry Lee, another Revolutionary War hero. Dr. Andrew follows by talking about Pickens’ legacy, and his place in both South Carolina, and United...
Andrew Pickens, Part 1 - Introduction
Andrew Pickens, Part 1 - Introduction

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In this segment, Dr. Rod Andrew, Jr. talks with Dr. Edgar about writing his biography of Revolutionary War hero Col. Andrew Pickens: who he was, his life, and sources about him. Dr. Andrew also...
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...