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To establish a national military park at the battle field of Moores Creek, N. C.

United States. Congress. House

To establish a national military park at the battle field of Moores Creek, N. C.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves,
  • Moores Creek National Battlefield (N.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTo establish Moores Creek National Park
    SeriesH.rp.1090
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16147117M

    About the Battle: The Battle of Moores Creek Bridge was fought on Feb. 27, , making it the first battle of the American Revolution in the South. It was a battle that American colonist fought against each other--which in reality was a Civil War. The battle site is located in Pender County, North Carolina, although it contains men who settled 5/5(2). Moores Creek National Battlefield is a United States National Battlefield managed by the National Park park commemorates the victory by 1, Patriots over about Loyalists at the Battle of Moore's Creek battle dashed the hopes of Province of North Carolina Royal Governor Josiah Martin's hopes of regaining control of the colony for the British crown.

    Subject notes: During the period when Moores Creek battlefield transferred hands from the Moores Creek Battleground Association to the U.S. War Department, the new administration sought to move away from the previous emphasis on commemoration and focus on specifics of the actual battle. As a result, the Bridge Monument was erected as a part of the changing landscape on the battlefield, and the. moores creek national battlefield currie • moores creek national battlefield national park service currie • moores creek national battlefield - national park service currie •8/10(11).

    Moores Creek National Battlefield, 88 acres (36 hectares), SE N.C.; est. The patriot victory over the Loyalists at Moores Creek Bridge on Feb. 27, , prevented the intended British invasion of North Carolina and spurred revolutionary sentiment in the South; the battle is often called the Lexington and Concord of the South. This quiet national park unit preserves the site of a short but important battle. The administrative history of Moores Creek says that the battle was to the Southern colonies what Lexington had been for the Northern colonies. Moores Creek, 20 miles northwest of Wilmington, North Carolina, is a slow-moving blackwater creek.


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To establish a national military park at the battle field of Moores Creek, N. C by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Park Service Logo National Park Service. Search. This Site Learn about the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, the American Revolution, and more.

Volunteer. Our volunteers are, without a doubt, Very Important People. Military Through the Ages Event. Join Moores Creek National Battlefield for a virtual tour through weaponry in American.

Moores Creek National Battlefield is a United States National Battlefield managed by the National Park park commemorates the victory by a thousand Patriots over about eight hundred Loyalists at the Battle of Moore's Creek battle dashed the hopes of Royal Governor Josiah Martin of the Province of North Carolina for regaining control of the colony for the British on: Pender County, North Carolina, United States.

The Battle of Moores Creek Bridge was the catalyst for North Carolina's state independence. 12 additional states declared independence shortly thereafter. "King George and Broadswords!" shouted loyalists as they charged across partially dismantled Moore's Creek bridge on Febru An Act To establish a national military park at the battle field of Moores Creek, North Carolina, approved June 2, (44 Stat.

) An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept property for the Moores Creek National Military Park, and for other purposes, approved Septem (58 Stat. ) Military Park.

X Moores Creek National Battlefield: An Administrative History Figure Circa view of the Heroic Women Monument 49 Figure Visitation trends at Moores Creek, 70 FIGURE CREDITS Cover: Moores Creek National Battlefield park files; Figure 1: Charles E.

Hatch, Jr. Reconstructed earthworks of the Patriot militia at Moore’s Creek National Battlefield. Source: National Park Service. It was January In a bold plan hatched in London to end this rebellion, General Sir Henry Clinton was to sail from New York with 2, British regulars to the Cape Fear coastline of North : John L.

Smith, Jr. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Moores Creek National Battlefield: An Administrative History Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Foreword Introduction Chapter One The Battle of Moores Creek Bridge European Settlement of North Carolina The American Revolution Comes to North Carolina The First British Campaign to Secure the Southern Colonies The Battle of Moores Creek Bridge.

Moores Creek National Battlefield, Currie, North Carolina. 7, likes talking about this. Moores Creek National Battlefield is the site of the first significant victory for the Patriots in the. This category is for national military parks, and similar designations of battlefields in the United States, managed by the National Park Service.

As with all historic areas in the National Park System, these battle sites are automatically listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Moores Creek National Battlefield Octo Flooding Updates: These before & after photographs of the Stage Road Monument provide an excellent benchmark for just how quickly water levels have risen over the last few days. Fought in present southwestern Pender County on 27 Feb.the engagement at Moores Creek Bridge was the first battle of the American Revolution to take place in North Carolina.

In early January exiled Governor Josiah Martin received notification from London that his plan to restore royal authority in North Carolina had been approved. Two commands of British regulars, one composed of. Moores Creek National Battlefield Wilmington TouristTV.

American Military History Podcast 2, views. Battle of Moores Creek Bridge. Hatch, Charles. "Moores Creek National Military Park, North Carolina: the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge," (Washington, D.C.: Office of History and Historic. In the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge in North Carolina on Februduring the Revolutionary War (), American forces defeated the British.

The. Restaurants near Moore's Creek National Battlefield: ( mi) Mema's Chicken & Ribs ( mi) Paul's Place Famous Hotdogs ( mi) Porches Cafe ( mi) Cape Fear Seafood Company ( mi) Bandana's Family Restaurant & Grille; View all restaurants near Moore's Creek National Battlefield on Tripadvisor/5(75).

A 1-mile trail with wayside exhibits leads through the battlefield and across Moores Creek. The historic bridge site is located along the trail.

The park offers a visitor center with exhibits and audio-visual program; a.3 mile colonial forest trail, and a picnic area. The park holds an annual observance and commemoration of the battle.

Moores Creek is the site of one of the first battles in the South of the Revolutionary War and the first patriot victory of the war. Throughout the park remnants remain of the road traveled. The park is located on N.C.

about three miles west of U.S. The park also is accessible from I by taking NC west about 15 miles to the park. The park is approximately 20 miles NW from Wilmington, North Carolina, a city of 55, people. On FebruLoyalist forces commanded by Colonel Donald McDonald discovered a Patriot encampment near Moores Creek that, unbeknownst to them, had been abandoned.

They were confused because the campfires were left burning. A Loyalist force of almost 2, many of whom were former Scottish Highlanders, prepared to pursue an army believed to be retreating across.

Biography & Autobiography / Military Moores Creek Bridge (N.C.), Battle of, Moores Creek Bridge, Battle of, N.C., North Carolina Reference / Genealogy & Heraldry Soldiers United States: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.Howard, however, used the “apostrophe-s” when referring to Moore’s Creek and to Colonel Moore’s forces.

The National Park Service prefers “Battle of Moores Creek Bridge and is the source of the picture at the beginning of this article. In this article we left the spelling as rendered by the respective historians.The August, battle of Wilson’s Creek did little to settle the question, as neither side gained complete control of the state.

A strong Union military presence, centered in St. Louis, governed that city and the Missouri River Valley (Shea and Hess ).Author: National Park Service.