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.
Perhaps better known for his political activity following the American Revolution, John Eager Howard played an important part in the Battle of Cowpens.
Known as the fighting elder, it was said that 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.
Last updated: April 14, 2015