Stephen Heard (November 1, 1740 – November 15, 1815) was appointed the chief executive of Georgia on February 18, 1780 and served until Dr. Nathan Brownson was elected in August 1781. Heard had fought in the French and Indian War … Continue reading →
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This site is dedicated to celebrating the lives and contributions made by the brave men and women who fought or lived in the South during the American Revolution and making their eye-witness accounts freely available in this searchable database.
In Search of Robert Carr's Fort:
Archaeologist Dan Elliott’s team locates this lost frontier fort. Video explaining the importance of this Wilkes County, Ga. frontier fort and the Americans aborted attack in 1779.
Kettle Creek, Ga.
The Lamar Institute’s archaeological survey report on this 1779 battlefield.
Robert Carr's Fort, Ga.
The Lamar Institute’s archaeological report on the search for and location of this frontier fort in Wilkes County, Ga.