American Revolutionary War Facts

Battle of Cowpens Facts

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Battle of Cowpens Monument

Introduction

On the 17th of January of 1781 an important battle of the American Revolutionary War took place just north of the town of Cowpens in South Carolina. The Battle of Cowpens was a very important victory for the Americans in their fight for independence from Great Britain; in fact it was the beginning of the end for the British in this war. Just why this battle was so crucial and how it started a series of events that would lead to defeat for the British in the American Revolutionary War is listed in the interesting facts below. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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