meaning of Backwoodsmen

Backwoodsmen meaning in General Dictionary

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Backwoodsmen meaning in General Dictionary

(pl. ) of Backwoodsman


Sentence Examples with the word Backwoodsmen

Above the surrounding country and very narrow at the top, the battle of King's Mountain was fought on the 7th of October 1780 between a force of about loo Provincial Rangers and about r000 Loyalist militia under Major Patrick Ferguson (1744-1780), and an American force of about 900 backwoodsmen under Colonels William Campl;ell (1745-1781), Benjamin Cleveland (1738-1806), Isaac Shelby, John Sevier and James Williams (1740-1780), in which the Americans were victorious.

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