The Continental Army at Cowpens

The Continental Army at Cowpens (HM8FY)

Location: Gaffney, SC 29341 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.078', W 81° 48.824'

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This line consisted of Continentals from Maryland and Delaware as well as militia from Virginia and North Carolina. Seasoned veterans under Lt. Col. John Eager Howard of Maryland, they had served at least one year and were Morgan's most reliable troops. Many served for the duration of the war. They were trained, paid, and uniformed by the Continental Congress.

The footprints on the ground approximate the position of one man in the Continental Army. The height of the common soldier was 5'-5"
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HM NumberHM8FY
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Placed ByCowpens National Battlefield - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 425866 N 3888276
Decimal Degrees35.13463333, -81.81373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.078', W 81° 48.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 4.68" N, 81° 48' 49.44" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2601-2701 Historic 1781 Green River Rd, Gaffney SC 29341, US
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