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The Battle of Hanging Rock

The Battle of Hanging Rock

Attack on the Hollow Square at Hanging Rock

The Battle of Hanging Rock was likely a young Andrew Jackson’s first exposure to war.

The Battle of Hanging Rock was fought on August 6, 1780 in the Waxhaw region of South Carolina during the American Revolutionary War. For this episode, former Director of Education James Yasko sat down with Vanderbilt University professor Jane Landers and University of South Carolina professor Walter Edgar to discuss the Battle of Hanging Rock, the political and social climate in the revolutionary Carolinas, and Jackson’s likely role in the conflict.

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