Overmountain War and Weaponry Videos

Man in historic clothing with a rifle in his hand.
Historical re-enactor holds a long gun in front of the encampment at the Overmountain Victory Celebration.
In late September 1780, nearly 1000 rifle-armed mounted militiamen crossed over the mountain ridges where the Parkway now lies on their way to the storied Battle of Kings Mountain. Learn more about the weapons they used, the history and custom of military units at that time and much more in this series of videos.
 
 
 
 
 

Last updated: September 14, 2021

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