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Common Name  Cherokee Middle Towns (Rutherford's Campaign)
Historic Name  Cherokee Middle Towns
Secondary Names  Nuquassee or Nikwasi, Cowee
County  Macon
Additional Counties  Swain
State  NC
War  Revolutionary War
Engagement  Land Action
Engagement Type  Engagement
Dates  09/01/1776 - 09/30/1776    Dates are Approximations
Current Rank  B
Notes on event  Col. Rutherford's campaign against the Cherokees. Col. Lock with 1,000 men detached 7 September to destroy Middle Towns. At least 35 Cherokee killed, Am 15k, 21w. Middle towns included Cowee, Watauga, Cullasaja, Nuquassee.
Survey Code  NC206
Source Type  Publication
Title   The Toll of Independence    
Involvement Native American     Tribe:  Cherokee
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