Battle of Cowpens Program


Feb 25, 2013

Media contact: Mary Lynn Norton



Battle of Cowpens Program

Saturday, March 9, 2013: 11am – 12noon

McCelvey Center

York, SC – Find out what happened when General Daniel Morgan and his army of Continentals fought Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton’s British Regulars on January 17, 1781.

Join guest speaker Correll Kennedy, Park Guide from Cowpens National Battlefield, as he describes how Patriot victory was won in less than an hour along Green River Road as Morgan’s strategic placement of militia units, cavalry, and infantry hindered Tarleton’s advance in battle.

Spend an hour discovering why this battle was an important victory during the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution!  For more information, please contact the Historical Center of York County at 803-684-3948 ext. 2. or

The Historical Center of York County located in the McCelvey Center, 212 East Jefferson Street in York, SC provides opportunities for genealogical and historical research through its extensive collections. Educational workshops take place on the second Saturday of each month beginning at 11:00 am.  Workshops are free and open to the public.