Battle of Cowpens

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Battle of Cowpens

- This battle occurred on the 17th january in the year 1781

- The British wore red coats and headgear of bearskin caps, leather caps or tricorne hats depending on whether the troops were grenadiers, light infantry or battalion company men

- This battle occurred 6 years after the Revolutionary War began

- Marked the turning point for the American forces in regaining colonies from the British

- It was a major battle and had long lasting consequences for all involved

- Colonel Daniel Morgan against Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton

- The war in the southern colonies wasn't making very much progress because both sides didn't have enough strength to make full offensive attack

- The battle of Cowpens was a military conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in North America during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).

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