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    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

History & Culture

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The Battle of Cowpens

British Units at the Cowpens

Feeding the Armies

Forty-eight Hours Following the Battle of Cowpens

Fractured Families - The Revolutionary War as a Civil War

The Green River Road - the Road the Americans and British took to get to the Cow Pens

Howard, John Eager, commander of the American 3rd line of defense

Morgan, Daniel, the American commander

Patriot Minorities at the Battle of Cowpens

Pickens, Andrew, commander of the American 1st and 2nd lines of defense

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

Tarleton, Banastre, the British commander

USS Cowpens

Verbruggen Cannon, Cowpens National Battlefield is making available this research by a non-park employee as is. To download, right click, and save link as...

Washington, William, American dragoon (cavalry) commander

Washington Light Infantry Monument

 

Online books and other resources relevant to Cowpens National Battlefield

Guided Battlefield Walk videos by Ed Bearss On 8/1/2011, Ed Bearss led a battlefield walk for a teacher workshop. We have uploaded the 9 video clips of the tour.

Auto Loop Road AudioTour narrated by Ed Bearss

The Battle of Cowpens A Documented Narrative and Troop Movement Maps by Edwin C.Bearss

Cowpens National Battlefield: An Administrative History by Cameron Binkley and Stephen A. Davis

Cowpens Staff Ride and Battlefield Tour by John Moncure

Historic Grounds and Resource Study by Edwin C.Bearss

Historical Statements Concerning the Battle of Kings Mountain and the Battle of Cowpens South Carolina, 70th Congress, 1st Session House Document No. 328

Historic Structure Report Robert Scruggs House by Edwin C.Bearss

Battle of Cowpens and Southern Campaign PowerPoint by the US Military Academy

Did You Know?

Morgan Medal

Of the 11 medals awarded to veterans of the American Revolution, three of them were awarded for the Battle of Cowpens: Daniel Morgan, John Eager Howard, and William Washington.