From this vicinity went forth a force of Virginians, under the command of Colonel William Campbell, to fight against the British in the Carolinas, 1780. The Virginia troops played an important part in the victory of King's Mountain, South Carolina, won by the Americans over Patrick Ferguson, October 7, 1780.
Geographic Location: Washington County
Physical Description of Location: 900-918 W Main Street (US 11), at junction with Colonial Road SW, Abingdon, VA 24210. Marker is on right when traveling north on US 11.
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