(025628) Turner, Francis Marion. Life Of General John
Sevier. Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press, 1997. Reprint. Hardcover. 8vo.
128 pages. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Bottom front corner just slightly bumped.
DJ has slight edgewear. Originally published by the Neal Publishing Co. In 1910.
Sevier (1745-1815)was an American frontiersman and politician. He moved to what
is now eastern Tennessee in 1773, where he fought in Lord Dunmore's War. In the
American Revolution he helped win the Battle of King' s Mountain (1780) . He
participated in a settlers' revolt against North Carolina that formed the
temporary state of Franklin (1784) and was elected its governor (1785–88) . He
served in the U. S. House of Representatives from North Carolina (1789–91) .
When Tennessee joined the Union, he served as its governor (1796–1801, 1803–09).
ISBN: 1570720584 (Sevier, John, Generals, Tennessee, North Carolina)