|Statement||edited by Jean Bruyere Kell and Thomas A. Williams ; ill. by Michael Carraway and Susan Barker, Diana Beardsley.|
|Contributions||Kell, Jean Bruyere., Williams, Thomas A. 1931-, Carteret County Bicentennial Commission.|
|LC Classifications||F262.C23 N67|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||214 p. :|
|Number of Pages||214|
|LC Control Number||76015545|
North Carolina's coastal Carteret County during the American Revolution, a Bicentennial project of the Carteret County Bicentennial Commission / edited by Jean Bruyere Kell and Thomas A. Williams ; ill. by Michael Carraway and Susan Barker, Diana Beardsley. North Carolina's Coastal Carteret County During the American Revolution [Jean Bruyere Kell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. North Carolina's Coastal Carteret County During the American RevolutionReviews: 1. North Carolina's Coastal Carteret County During the American Revolution, A Bicentennial Project of the Carteret County Bicentennial Commission (Book). Carteret County during the American Revolution The Revolutionary period in Carteret County dates from March, , when the British Parliament passed the fateful Stamp Act. The Stamp Act provided that official stamps be purchased and affixed to a variety of legal documents, including ship’s clearance papers and bills of lading.
North Carolina and the American Revolution. North Carolinians reacted strongly to British taxation and reorganization schemes introduced in The Stamp Act and the Townshend Acts drew the growing radical element's ire in particular and led to the emergence of a Sons of Liberty group. Pressure was exerted on colonial officials in the colony, which forced them to abandon efforts to implement. Carteret County is named for Sir John Carteret, Earl of Granville and a Lord Proprietor of North Carolina. Image courtesy of the North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries. Fort Macon in Carteret County, constructed between and , was the site of a . The North Carolina Militia did see action in neighboring Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia. In March of , American forces under Continental Army Major General Nathanael Greene engaged Lt. General Charles, Lord Cornwallis' forces at Guilford Court House, which soon prompted the British to vacate the Carolinas. , a Captain under Col. Enoch Ward (Carteret County Regiment). One source asserts that he was in the 1st NC Regiment during (wrong). Beaufort. Dent, William: Guilford County Regiment: , a Captain of a hastily organized company under Lt. Col. James Martin.
The North Carolina militia units were first established in by the Third North Carolina Provincial Congress on the eve of the American lly, the militia units were centered on the 35 counties that then existed in the Province of North units fought against the British, Loyalists, and Cherokee Native Americans that aligned themselves with British forces. North Carolina's coastal Carteret County during the American Revolution, a bicentennial project of the Carteret County Bicentennial Commission WorldCat Oscar Davis Memorial Cemetery Cemetery Census. Parker-Bell Family Cemetery Find a Grave. Patrick Norris Cemetery Find a Grave. Paul Family Cemetery Find a Grave. Wake County Public Libraries. Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. Carteret County is located in the U.S. state of North of the census, the population Its county seat is Beaufort. The county was created in as Carteret Precinct and gained county status in It was named for Sir George Carteret, one of the 17th century English Lords Proprietor, or for his descendant and heir John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville.