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January 17th, 1781


It had only been four years since Brigadier-General Daniel Morgan had been returned in an exchange, having been taken prisoner by the British following defeat at the Battle of Quebec. 792 more words


Cowpens National Battlefield 

The Battle of Cowpens was fought on January 17, 1781 between Americans under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan and British forces under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton. Tarleton was feared and hated for his cruelty and savagery, especially after executing American soldiers trying to surrender at Waxhaws, SC in May of 1780. 210 more words

New Marker for African Americans who fought at the Battle of King's Mountain

Last weekend, I went camping at King’s Mountain National Park with my son and lots of cousins.¬† It was a beautiful two days and we hiked on the gorgeous trail around the Revolutionary War battlefield.¬† 375 more words

Book Review: Cowpens by Ed and Catherine Gilbert.

Series: Campaign (Book 283)
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (September 20, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1472807464


I had high hopes for this book, but right off the bat I was a tad confused by the subtitle of this book. 1,149 more words