from Part 1
Became a Captain of a militia company (Chicago Highland Guards), and
would rise to the rank of Brevet Major General during the war.
in the American Civil War
This is a very good site giving
lots of information on the Scots in the American Civil War.
have a tale to tell
It is what is left of the United
Presbyterian Congregation of Dover and Yorkville, established by the
Scottish settlers who moved to the eastern part of Dover in the
mid-1800s. Here rest some of the areas first residents.
County, North Carolina
The earliest settlers in what is now Scotland County were composed
largely of Highland Scots. It is fairly well established by several
writers of Scottish history that there were Highlanders living in this
area as early as 1729, when North Carolina became a royal colony.
During the 1700's, Euchee Indians
moved into the area and lived around Bruce Creek & Choctawhatchee
Bay. Scottish settlers moved into the area soon after and befriended
and Times of William Young
Tennessee Frontiersman, Utah
of James David McNitt
A great story of the life of James McNitt from 1845 onwards.
Indian Chief William McIntosh
William McIntosh, son of (Scottish) Captain William McIntosh and
Senoia Henneha of the Coweta-Cussitta Towns of the Lower Creeks, was
born about 1775 near Tuetumpla (now Alabama).
Red Eagle had been born William Weatherford, the son of a Scottish
trader. Though only one-eighth Indian, he chose to cast his lot with
A wee story of Highland Scots and how they settled in America.
A tale of how Edinburgh's Scottish-American memorial came into being.
The man from
whom the Chisholm Trail derived its name.
An important American labor leader born in Blantyre, Scotland.
Scottish American Coal Miner
Explorers and Fur Trappers
An account of their activities in the North American West, 1790 -
Politicians who were born in Scotland
A list of 67 US Politicians.
Heritage Day in Pennsylvania
The resolution to make April 6th "Scottish Heritage Day" in
The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road
The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road is the story of the Scots- Irish
settlement in America.
Some Scots are now more familiar with American history and icons than
with their own. Yet were they to probe the roots of that history they
would find that many of the key figures in the making of North America
The Forgotten Monarchy of Greenbriar County, West Virginia
The tale of how America might have had a monarchy.
An account from the "History of Greenbriar County" about their
most famous pioneer.
The Family Buie
A detailed account of this family in America.
Mini Bios of Virginia Scots
A collection of interesting stories.
A Tale of Two Families
The McDonald Family and the
McDuffie Family were eventually joined in marriage in America.
The Settlement of Darien, Georgia
An account of the Scottish connection.
An account of a Highlander running a farm in America.
General Lachlan McIntosh
Who did much for the state of Georgia.
Justice of the Supreme Court, 1926-1937
is the Cry !!
Story of the Salt industry in Kansas and the place Scots played in
List of Scots prisoners sent to New
For the period around 1651.
Bound for America
The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775
The Story of a Pioneer
By Anna Howard Shaw, D.D., M.D.
Information on Tartan Day in the State of Ohio
Capt. Alex. Murchison
One of the best known and most highly respected residents of this
Elmira Centennial and Scottish Pioneers
1838 - 1938
Patriot Joseph Nickell (1750-1829)
A brief biography
Scotch-Irish in New England
By Rev. A. L. Perry, Professor of History and Politics, Williams
College, Williamstown, Mass.
Atlas Dean Hall
President of the Clan Hall Scottish Society
The January 4, 1900 issue.
Scots in Michigan
A book by Alan T.
The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence May 20, 1775
And Lives of its signers by George. W. Graham, M.D. (1905) (pdf)
History of Guilford County, North Carolina
By Sallis W. Stockard (1902) (pdf)