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Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Rod Andrew Jr.


Andrew Pickens (1739–1817), the hard-fighting South Carolina militia commander of the American Revolution, was the hero of many victories against British and Loyalist forces. In this book, Rod Andrew Jr. offers an authoritative and comprehensive biography of Pickens the man, the general, the planter, and the diplomat. Andrew vividly depicts Pickens as he founds churches, acquires slaves, joins the Patriot cause, and struggles over Indian territorial boundaries on the southern frontier. Combining insights from military and social history, Andrew argues that while Pickens’s actions consistently ... More

Keywords: Revolutionary War, South Carolina, Native American, Evangelical, Republicanism, Presbyterian, Militia, Backcountry, frontier

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469631530
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631530.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rod Andrew Jr., author
Clemson University