This book tells thirty stories of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama,Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky-from early European exploration to the end of the Civil War. Readers will be introduced to well-known characters, little-known heroes, and events that changed history-from "e;How 'Old Glory' Got Its Name"e; in Tennessee and "e;The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone"e; in Kentucky to "e;The Invention of the Cotton Gin"e; in Georgia and "e;The Capture of Aaron Burr"e; in Mississippi.
It Happened in the Old South
Globe Pequot Press
Remarkable Events That Shaped History