Open to public, guests welcomed!
Sunday, September 24, 2017, 3 p.m.
Kershaw County Historical Society Program
At the Historic Robert Mills Courthouse
607 Broad Street, Camden, SC
Michael C. Scoggins
Historian and Author
To Speak on
Carolina Backcountry History
Historian for the Culture & Heritage Museums in McConnells, S.C., and research director of the Southern Revolutionary War Institute in York, S.C., Michael C. Scoggins holds degrees in science, engineering technology, and history, specializing in military and Southern history. Among multi-faceted interests, he has been a vocalist/guitarist/composer of rock, country, blues, swing and gospel music.
Scoggins’ most recent publication is The Great Awakening and Southern Backcountry Revolutionaries. He will have it and other books of his for purchase and autographing at the program. Another of his recent publications is The Scotch-Irish Influence of Country Music in the Carolinas. Two of his histories of the Revolution in the Backcountry are The Day It Rained Militia and Relentless Fury. He also co-authored two books on African-Americans in the Revolution’s Southern Campaign, one on loyalists and one on patriots.