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

    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

Press Release Archive

18th Century Military Camp Life Comes to Life at Cowpens National Battlefield on January 17-19

Cowpens National Battlefield Celebrates 233rd Battle Anniversary January 17-19, 2014

Cowpens National Battlefield to Complete Delayed Paving Project in October

Cowpens National Battlefield Reopens

Area History Organizations Present 2nd Annual Upstate Revolutionary War Weekend

Cowpens National Battlefield to Complete Paving Project in October

Cowpens National Battlefield Celebrates National Park Service Founding with Encampment and Firing Demonstrations

Celebration of Freedom Activities at Cowpens National Battlefield

Cowpens National Battlefield to Complete Road Project in May

Highlander Encampment and Junior Ranger Day at Cowpens National Battlefield

Summer Jobs for Youth at Cowpens National Battlefield, June 3, 2013-July 26, 2013

Experience the Sights and Sounds of the American Revolution

Revolutionarize Your Holidays at Cowpens National Battlefield

Llama on the Lam at Cowpens National Battlefield - CAPTURED!Autumn Events at Cowpens National Battlefield

Celebrate the National Park Service's Birthday at Cowpens National Battlefield on August 25

Youth Conservation Corps Service Project at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Celebration of Freedom at Cowpens National Battlefield

Summer Jobs for Youth at Cowpens National Battlefield, June 4, 2012 - July 27, 2012

Cowpens National Battlefield to Conduct Prescribed Burn

The 18th Century Comes to Life at Cowpens National Battlefield on January 14 - 15

Start Your Fall with a Bang at Cowpens National Battlefield

Early Release 231st Battle Anniversary

History, Fireworks, and Family Fun at Cowpens National Battlefield, July 2, 2011

Spring Activities at Cowpens National Battlefield

John Slaughter Named Superintendent of Cowpens National Battlefield & Ninety Six National Historic Site

Living History Weekend at Cowpens National Battlefield

Celebrate National Park Week at Cowpens National Battlefield with Two Special Events

Volunteer Effort Taking Root at Cowpens National Battlefield

Summer Jobs for Youth at Cowpens National Battlefield June 13 - August 5, 2011

Cowpens National Battlefield Features "Voices of the Revolution" During 230th Anniversary Event

Author Daniel Barefoot to Speak at Cowpens National Battlefield on Sunday, March 14

2010 Summer Jobs for Youth at Cowpens National Battlefield

Cowpens National Battlefield invites visitors to 2nd South Carolina Regiment Encampment and Demonstrations on February 20-21

Cowpens National Battlefield Celebrates 229th Battle Anniversary

A Backcountry Holiday

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

History, Fireworks, and Family Fun at Cowpens National Battlefield on Friday, July 3, 2009

Start Your Summer with a Bang at Cowpens National Battlefield

Summer Jobs for Youth at Cowpens National Battlefield June 8, 2009 - July 31, 2009

Volunteers help with "Spring Cleaning" at Cowpens National Battlefield

Parks Closing for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Holidays

Controlled Burn at Cowpens National Battlefield

Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day at Cowpens National Battlefield

Cowpens National Battlefield to Conduct Controlled Burn on Thursday, April 24, 2008

It's a Soldier's Life at Cowpens National Battlefield

Fireworks and Family Fun at Cowpens National Battlefield

Four Local Teens Make a Difference at Cowpens National Battlefield

Founder's Day Events - Cowpens National Battlefield Celebrates 92 Years of National Park Service Preservation on August 23 and 24, 2008

'Twas the Night Before Kings Mountaing at Cowpens National Battlefield

Cowpens National Battlefield to Conduct a Controlled Burn

National Parks to Close for the Holidays, December 25-26, 2008

You Are There - Daniel Morgan's March from Grindal Shoals to the Cow Pens 2009

Cowpens National Battlefield Celebrates 228th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens

Did You Know?

camp followers

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.