• 18th century tents are set up in a lane.

    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

Geography of the Battle of Cowpens - Alternate

Grade: 8

Length: on site visit: - 2 hours

Pre-Site Presented by: teacher

On Site Presented by: park staff

Post-Site Presented by: teacher

Park Primary Theme: The Battle of Cowpens

Planning Your Visit

Background Information

Procedure, Materials, and Preparation

Pre-Site Activities

On Site Activities

Post Site Activities

 

Did You Know?

Cannon demonstration

The three-pounder Revolutionary War cannon was called a "Grasshopper" because it had a recoil of about 5 feet and looked somewhat like a grasshopper jumping when it was fired.