Known as the Old Wagoner from his time as a teamster in the French and Indian War, Daniel Morgan knew his men and how they would react to certain situations. He used this knowledge to his advantage.
Only about 26 years old at the time of the battle, Banastre Tarleton already had a fierce reputation and was known as Bloody Tarleton.
John Eager Howard played an important part in the Battle of Cowpens.
Andrew Pickens never laughed and seldom smiled.
William Washington, a second cousin of George Washington, had trained to be a minister before the Revolutionary War.
Did You Know?
In the Revolutionary War, some women, known as camp followers, went with their husbands to the battlefields to tend to such chores as cooking, mending, laundry, and nursing the sick and wounded. Sometimes unmarried women performed these duties for a small wage and half rations.