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By William R. Reynolds Jr.

Brigadier common Andrew Pickens used to be a major strength bringing concerning the finish of British keep watch over within the Southern colonies. His efforts helped force normal Cornwallis to Yorktown, Virginia. His later activities on behalf of the Cherokee state are totally explored, and lots more and plenty by no means prior to released information regarding him, his kin, and his friends is integrated. Andrew Pickens enjoyed his kingdom and was once a fearless exemplar of management. He earned the unyielding recognize of his superiors, his fellow officials, and most significantly his militiamen.

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That provided the incentive for many to finally join the effort. Meanwhile, since protection was a priority issue in the backcountry, mobs of vigilantes, much to the chagrin of Acting Royal Governor William Bull, began to combat the outlaws with violence. The vigilantes, though, were a minority of the populace. The Pickenses and many other backcountry settlers tended to remain neutral. They wanted to give Britain every chance to fulfill its responsibility. The more civic-minded of the backcountry were of a very strong breed (see Chapter 1), and were certainly capable of defending their families themselves— to a point.

Women brought their freshly-baked specialties: breads, cakes, and fruit pies in season. Their canned produce gleamed in glass jars arranged to tempt Court Days buyers. Many others arrived besides the district settlers. Drummers and grifters would set up shop from wagons: patent medicine salesmen, minstrels, fortunetellers, carnival side show barkers, knife and gun dealers, and pocket watch hawkers the more prevalent. The Cherokee, during peaceful periods, would bring bead and leather works, blankets and moccasins to trade.

It would have been a different story had the increased motivation of backcountry settlers’ security not been available. That provided the incentive for many to finally join the effort. Meanwhile, since protection was a priority issue in the backcountry, mobs of vigilantes, much to the chagrin of Acting Royal Governor William Bull, began to combat the outlaws with violence. The vigilantes, though, were a minority of the populace. The Pickenses and many other backcountry settlers tended to remain neutral.

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