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Cowpens: Defense in Depth

On a cold January morning 234 years ago, one of the most stunning events in American military history took place in a cattle pasture.   Cowpens, South Carolina, was an overwhelming American victory, at a time when one was desperately needed. 1,026 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

150 Years Ago Today

Feb 6th this Morning We Left the salketcher With ten days Rations in our Haversacks and Marched Fourteen Miles and Camped on thre Mile Creeck for the Night We are Camped on the old battle Field of the Cowpens We Crosed several Awful swamps the Provo Marshal Arested several of the boys to day for strageling it is Raining to Night I hope that all are Wel at Home and Else Whear of My Friends all are Wel With us old vets

Almost a Miracle

Compelling storytelling is a craft not easily mastered by many Historians. We’ve all struggled through books that do nothing more than lead us through a dusty timeline of historical events littered with stale flat historical figures. 658 more words

George Washington

Mentoring a summer intern

For the next couple of months, I have the pleasure of serving as a mentor for one of our summer interns at the Herald-Journal.

Andrew Moore is a junior print journalism student at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. 206 more words

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Wildflowers at Cowpens National Battlefield Park

It really wasn’t much of a “hike”, more of a sweet walk in the park.  Yes, I admit that I love taking pictures of wildflowers, so every time I go to Cowpens I try to learn a little more about the Revolutionary War battle that took place here.   21 more words