Andrew Jackson State Park, Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution, the American Revolution Association, the Friends of Andrew Jackson State Park, and the Friends of the Medford Library invite you to participate in "Blood Be Upon Your Head" - Tarleton and Buford at the Waxhaws" on February 27, 2010. This conference will be held at the University of South Carolina-Lancaster with an afternoon tour of Buford’s Defeat battleground. Examine the research and the myths surrounding this clash between units of British cavalry and American infantry to understand why scholars have been debating this battle for 230 years.
Presenters include British Legion expert Todd Braisted of The On-Line Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies; noted author and professor Jim Piecuch of Kennesaw State University; author David McKissack who is well-versed in the history of the Virginia Continental Line; and author Scott Miskimon, expert on the Battle of the Waxhaws. Bill Anderson will map the movement of the troops involved. Archaeologist Scott Butler will lead a battlefield tour to explain the archeology of the battleground.
The early registration fees are $50 per person and $85 per couple. The deadline for early registration is February 1, 2010. For those who do not register before the deadline, the registration fees increase to $65 per person and $120 per couple. On-site registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the conference will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Bradley Building on the USC-Lancaster Campus. Lunch will be provided. For more information and registration, contact
Andrew Jackson State Park (803) 285-3344 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Jackson State Park
SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
196 Andrew Jackson Park Road
Lancaster, SC 29720
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