He sold his farm on the Yadkin and invested the proceeds in such comforts as would be available on the banks of the Kentucky.
The Yadkin is a small stream in the north-west part of the State.
Roughly handled and robbed of their packs, the unfortunate hunters reached the Yadkin in no happy frame of mind.
The writer has seen the place on the Yadkin where Cornwallis decided not to cross.
One of these parties built a rude stockaded fort beneath an overhanging cliff in the mountains back of the Yadkin settlements.
This time, in 1760, they went far from the Yadkin into the Watauga country of Tennessee.
Anxious as they were to return to the Yadkin, they were in no such hurry as to neglect making a full survey.
The Catawba crossed, the next stream of importance was the Yadkin.
The men of the Yadkin Valley were not the only persons seeking game in Kentucky that year.
Morgan pushed on to the Yadkin and crossed, meeting Greene's army.