Chaos in the Backcountry: The American Revolution as a Civil War

Presented by Melissa Walker.

The American Revolution in the South is the South’s forgotten war, and it was a true civil war. Much of the fighting in the South took place in the southern backcountry, that frontier area 50-200 miles from the coast, and most of the fighters were ordinary backcountry settlers–some of them Loyalists and some of them Patriots. Learn more about America’s first civil war as it was fought in the Carolina backcountry.

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