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Near Gaffney in Cherokee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

After Victory

 
 
After Victory Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
1. After Victory Marker
Inscription.
After victory at Cowpens, American commander, General Daniel Morgan marches his army off this field to the north and crossed the Broad River. In North Carolina, Morgan dismissed the militia.

Many of the heroes of Cowpens helped build the nation. Some stayed in their native states; others crossed the mountains to open the West. At least ten served in Congress, representing five states.

The victory at Cowpens was a decisive battle leading to the British surrender at Yorktown.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 35° 8.272′ N, 81° 48.839′ W. Marker is near Gaffney, South Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Cowpens Road south of Piedmont Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the driving tour road in Cowpens National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Gaffney SC 29341, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan's Flying Army (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Race to the Dan River (about 700 feet away but has been reported missing); Spirit up the People (about 700 feet away); The Cavalry (Dragoons) at Cowpens
After Victory Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
2. After Victory Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Race to the Dan River (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Continental Army at Cowpens (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Cowpens: Prelude to Victory (approx. mile away); U.S. Memorial Monument (approx. mile away); Battle of Cowpens Monument (approx. mile away); The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gaffney.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Cowpens. Account of the battle from the American Revolution War website. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Cowpens National Battlefield. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Cowpens 1781. An account of the battle from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on August 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on the Cowpens Battlefield Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
3. Marker on the Cowpens Battlefield
After Victory Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
4. After Victory Marker
After Victory Marker -<br>Looking South Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
5. After Victory Marker -
Looking South
After Victory Marker -<br>Looking North Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
6. After Victory Marker -
Looking North
Clearing Located North of the Battle Site Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
7. Clearing Located North of the Battle Site
Walking Trail Leading from Marker to<br>Battlefield and Visitors Center Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2011
8. Walking Trail Leading from Marker to
Battlefield and Visitors Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 546 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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