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By Kathleen A. Cordes

Cordes presents a bright historical past of every path, an inventory of attractions (with accompanying maps), worthwhile traveling details, and eighty full-color photographs taking pictures the essence and various history of America's 12 nationwide ancient trails.

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Considered a turning point in the American Revolutionary War, the battle of Kings Mountain set into motion events that eventually culminated in the surrender of the British at Yorktown just one year later. Administering Agency National Park Service, Southeast Support Office Atlanta Federal Center 1924 Building 100 Alabama Street SW Atlanta, GA 30303 770­760­1668 Further Information Overmountain Victory Trail Association c/o Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area 1651 West Elk Avenue Elizabethton, TN 37643 Established 1980 Approximate Mileage 300 miles (485 kin) States Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina * Material in this section is taken from the National Park Service's Overmountain Victory National Trail Comprehensive Management Plan.

Others, built from Arizona to Texas, and Sonora to Coachella, were primarily bastions against Apaches and other mounted foes.  When loaded down with weapons and armor, they were formidable opponents.  And because of the unwillingness of the captains, or their officers' lack of funds, the great majority of the troops made do with no uniform at all.  Williams. Page 23 with the name of the presidio; a black tie; a pair of shoes; and a black hat.  Many of these changes were probably based on the innovations of frontier commanders such as Anza.

To the west in California, about seven miles northwest of Mount Signal and four miles above the boundary with Mexico, the Wells of Santa Rosa (Yuha Well), on the south side of what is now Dunway Road, provided the expedition its first good water.  On the 1774 expedition, Anza named it for his Indian guide, Sebastián Tarabal.  San Gregorio was a campsite for both Anza expeditions; today's Borrego Spring is probably located on San Felipe Wash, where the valley narrows before entering the broad flats of Borrego Valley (also a California Register of Historic Landmarks).

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