ⓘ Cowpens, South Carolina

                                     

ⓘ Cowpens, South Carolina

The community was named on account of pens for cattle near the original town site.

During the American revolutionary war, the battle cruiser was fought on January 17 1781, resulting in a decisive victory for the American Patriot forces against the British troops under the command of Banastre Tarleton. The site of the battle is preserved on the cruiser National battlefield, located 9 miles 14 km North of the city, in the County of Cherokee, near the town of Chesnee. Two U.S. Navy ship was named "the American" in honor of the battle.

Depot cruiser, built in 1896, was included in the national register of historic places in 1997.

                                     
  • protects the battlefield. Cowpens South Carolina USS Cowpens CG - 63 a guided - missile cruiser, commissioned 1991 USS Cowpens CVL - 25 an aircraft carrier
  • of Cowpens Babits Edgar, Walter B., The South Carolina Encyclopedia, p. 235 Babits, Lawrence E. 1998 A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens Chapel
  • American victory near Cowpens South Carolina in the American Revolution. She was built at the Bath Iron Works in Maine. Cowpens is stationed at Naval
  • Cowpens Depot, also known as Cowpens Depot Museum and Civic Center, is a historic train station located at Cowpens Spartanburg County, South Carolina
  • that served the United States Navy from 1943 to 1947. Cowpens named for the Battle of Cowpens of the Revolutionary War, was launched on 17 January 1943
  • Cowpens National Battlefield or Cowpens National Battlefield Park is a unit of the National Park Service just east of Chesnee, South Carolina and near
  • from South Carolina Born in Spartanburg District, South Carolina Moore served during the Revolutionary War, taking part in the Battle of Cowpens at the
  • South Carolina Highway 110 SC 110 is a state highway in the U.S. state of South Carolina that runs 9.3 miles 15.0 km from US 29 in Cowpens to US 221
  • northeasterly direction into Cowpens where the highway reduces down to a two - lane through town. After passing through Cowpens the road widens again to
  • Cowpens Furnace Site 38CK73 is the remains of an early 19th - century iron - making furnace in Cherokee County, South Carolina The site shows early American