Links & Research Tools

Pension Records

Pensions & Unit Rosters: 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.

Archaeological Projects

Battle of Brier Creek archaeology project: Archaeologist Dan Battle is the principal investigator on the Battle of Brier Creek site project. He is using FaceBook to post their research and findings.

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.

South Carolina Artifact Documentation Project: Volunteers provides free artifact collection documentation.

Research Tools & Links

Battle of Camden: research compilation

Campaign 1776 – Preserving American Revolution Battle sites

Crossing of the Dan River – Exhibit

Global Gazetteer of the American Revolution

Library of Congress – Geography and the American Revolution

Library of Congress – Historic Newspapers

Library of Congress – The American Revolution and its Era

Library of Congress – The Rochambeau Map Collection

Naval Documents of the American Revolution

North Carolina Military Organization Charts

Revolutionary War Library

Revolutionary War Sites, Events, and Troop Movements Maps

South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust

South Carolina Military Organization Charts

Thomson Park – the Battle of Breach Inlet

Allied Organizations

Museum of the American Revolution

Yorktown Victory Center

Civil War Trust – Revolutionary War Sites Preservation Campaign

South Carolina Battlefield Preservation Trust

Journal of the American Revolution

Washington-Rochambeau Trail Association

Historic Mapping Congress

David Library of the American Revolution

Mount Vernon


Heritage Societies

Daughters of the American Revolution

Sons of the American Revolution

Sons of the Revolution

Society of the Cincinnati

18th c. Map Collections and map tools

David Rumsey Map Collection

Library of Congress

University of South Carolina

North Carolina

University of Georgia

University of Alabama

Boston Public Library

USGS – historic topo maps

NOAA navigation charts – modern

NOAA navigation charts – historic

Acme mapper

Historic Aerials

Revolutionary War Parks, Trails and Sites

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site

Great Bridge, Va.

Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Liberty Walk

Boston, Mass.

Kettle Creek Battlefield Association

Spartanburg, SC

Overmountain Victory Trail Association

South Boston, Va.