Re: Clapp's Mill - Alamance Co, NC
- There are Clapp Factories and Mills through out the east coast. One
was in Rockland, MA. I want to say one was in Ohio. But don't quote
me on that one, too much Clapp stuff has gone through this mind. I'd
have to go back through some files to me defininte.
It would be interesting to know if they were kin.
--- In ClappCemetery@yahoogroups.com, "Patricia" <pacant1104@y...>
> Hi All!Mill
> On another yahoo group I belong to (MountainFeuds), there was
> mention of a book about a Clapp's Mill. It immediately picqued my
> interest, so I asked which Clapp's Mill they were referring to and
> this is what I got as an answer (below). I wonder if the Clapp's
> in Alamance Co, NC folks were kin to the ones who settled inColumbus.
> Patricia Cantrell
> > Patricia,
> > Clapp's Mill is in Alamance County NC. I believe it is located in
> or very near Burlington NC.
> > a.. March 2, 1781: Clapp's Mill. Lt. Col. Henry Lee's U.S. forces
> attempted to ambush Col. Banastre Tarleton's British forces.
> recoved and Lee was forced to retreat, losing 8 men, while theburned
> British lost 20. (Alamance)
> > It was one of the skirmishes fought shortly before the Battle Of
> Guilford Courthouse.
> > Kind regards,
> > Dennis
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Patricia
> > To: MountainFeuds@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 7:08 AM
> > Subject: [MountainFeuds] Re: Dennis: Battle of Clapp's Mill
> > >
> > Hi Melissa and Dennis!
> > Where is this Clapp's Mill located? We had a Clapp's Factory
> > in Columbus, GA before/during/after the Civil War that was
> > Union forces a full week after Lee's surrender by Gen. Wilson's
> > Raiders in the Battle of Girard, AL/Columbus, GA 16 April 1865.
> > group has been formed to study the history of this factory andActually,
> > cemetery that was once located there at the mill site.
> > of our mills were burned except one that belonged to a Union
> > sympathizer. That mill was burned by the citizens of Columbus
> > the Union forces removed from the city.
> > Patricia
> > --- In MountainFeuds@yahoogroups.com, "fl_melissa"
> > wrote:
> > > Dennis,
> > >
> > > The book by Rollin Steele about this battle is available at
> > Univ of
> > > Virginia Alderman Library and Danville Community College.
> > >
> > > Melissa