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Alamance N. Carolina- 1st battle of the Revolution?

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Alamance N. Carolina- 1st battle of the Revolution?
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Fought on May 16,1771 between the local militia called Regulators and the Royal Govenors troops over taxation,many regard this as the first battle of the Revolutionary war.

Fire and be damned !! shouted a regulator upon hearing Governor Tryon give the order to fire on the Regulators.

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This is the monument centered on the battlefield

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On the monument

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Map on the field

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The lines of flags indicate the lines of combatants. This is from the Regulators line of battle.