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Cowpens National Battlefield

  • Also Known As: The Cowpens also Hannah's Cowpens also Cowpens Battleground

  • Address: 2 mi E of Chesnee at jct of SC 11 and 110
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District

The Only Double Envelopment in the American Revolution

A pasturing area at the time of the battle, this Revolutionary War site commemorates the place where Daniel Morgan and his army turned the flanks of Banastre Tarleton's British army. This classic military tactic, known as a double envelopment, was one of only a few in history. - NPS



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1781/00/00 Daniel Morgan American Commander

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Particulars for Cowpens National Battlefield:
Historic Use Agricultural fields
Historic Use Battle site
Owner Federal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

Registry Name: Cowpens National Battlefield
Registry Address: 2 mi. E of Chesnee at jct. of SC 11 and 110
Registry Number: 66000072
Resource Type: District
Owner: Federal
Area in Acres: 178
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Buildings: 7
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 2
Contributing Objects: 2
Other Certification: Additional documentation, Additional documentation
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Battlefield
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1781
Historic Function: Defense, Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Agricultural fields, Battle site
Current Function: Domestic, Agriculture, subsistence, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Agricultural fields Park

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