Draper Manuscripts: King's Mountain Papers, 1756-1887

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Series: 3 DD (Volume 3)
Scope and Content Note: Mainly pension papers for additional participants in the King's Mountain battle and other southern actions. In a controversy beginning about 1813 between Isaac Shelby and heirs of William Campbell over Campbell's conduct at King's Mountain, statements were gathered from Thomas Jefferson and from soldiers who had served with Campbell. Copies of these early certificates and related papers are grouped in the central portion (pages 195-244) of this volume; many are also duplicated or summarized in other volumes but particularly in 8 DD.