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The Battle of Cowpens, January 17, 1781, took place in the latter part of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War. It became known as the turning point of the war in the South, part of a chain of events leading to Patriot victory at Yorktown. The Cowpens victory was won over a crack British regular army and brought together strong armies and leaders who made their mark on history.
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Last updated: January 26, 2024

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Cowpens National Battlefield
338 New Pleasant Road

Gaffney, SC 29341


864 461-2828

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