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Kings Mountain

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The fierce firefight at Kings Mountain pitted Loyalist militia elements under the command of British major Patrick Ferguson against 900 patriots. The British effort to secure Loyalist support in the South was a failure. Thomas Jefferson called the battle "The turn of the tide of success." 
 

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South Carolina | October 7, 1780
Result: American Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,108
American
90
British
1,018