The Only Successful Double Envelopment in the American Revolution

“…our success was complete…”
  -- Daniel Morgan to Nathanael Greene, January 19, 1781

A pasturing area at the time of the battle, this Revolutionary War site commemorates the place where Daniel Morgan and his army turned the flanks of Banastre Tarleton's British army. This classic military tactic, known as a double envelopment, was one of only a few in history. Read More

A cannon crew with a 3-pounder cannon after it has been fired.

Special Events at the Park

The park has 3 main special events (Anniversary in January, Celebration of Freedom in July, and the Revolutionary War Weekend in October).

Ed Bearss points to a feature on the battlefield.

Guided Battlefield Walk by Ed Bearss

In August 2011, Ed Bearss led a tour for a group of teachers and narrated the Loop Road Tour.

The Green River Road from the viewpoint of the American 1st line of defense

Historic Green River Road

The Green River Road from the viewpoint of the American 1st line of defense

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Cowpens National Battlefield
338 New Pleasant Road

Gaffney, SC 29341

Phone:

(864) 461-2828

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