"Gordon has provided historians and American Revolution enthusiasts with a wonderful guide to the battles fought in South Carolina. His prose is clear and concise, and his arguments are well-defined and supported."--Journal of Military History
"Gordon's treatment of the American Revolution in South Carolina succeeds on several levels. . . . For those who want the detail, it is here. For those who want to understand the context, that is also here."--South Carolina Historical Magazine
"Gordon's book on the war in South Carolina is a welcome addition to the literature on the American Revolution. It offers both an excellent survey of this conflict and is also a useful work of reference, its full bibliography and footnotes making it a good starting point for further research into an important and interesting episode in American history."--Army Historical Research
John W. Gordon is a professor of national security affairs at the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College in Quantico, Virginia. Formerly a professor of history and dean of undergraduate studies at the Citadel, he is the author of The Other Desert War: British Special Forces in North Africa, 1940-1943.
good book,I found out I had a 4th great grandfather in the South Carolina militia.Published 3 months ago by jeff emore
a large part of the battles of the American revolution took place in south carolina. It is a good readPublished on October 24, 2012 by nom de plume
Disappointed as blurb was misleading and book did not have content that I bought it for. I am sorry that I bought it and wasted my money.Published on August 7, 2009 by Marshaleigh O. Bahan
Great book, well written. The only thing that kept it from getting 5 stars were the maps which lacked sufficient definition and in some cases even lacked the areas under discussion... Read morePublished on February 14, 2009 by S. Lee