It Happened in the Old South

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

Book Description

This book tells thirty stories of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama,
Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky—from early European exploration to the end of the Civil War. Readers will be introduced to well-known characters, little-known heroes, and events that changed history—from “How ‘Old Glory' Got Its Name” in Tennessee and “The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone” in Kentucky to “The Invention of the Cotton Gin” in Georgia and “The Capture of Aaron Burr” in Mississippi.

About Crutchfield, James A.

Jim Crutchfield is a popular historian and the author of numerous books, including It Happened in Montana, It Happened in Washington, and other It Happened In books.