Near Gaffney in Cherokee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sharpshooters at the Skirmish Line
Erected by Cowpens National Battlefield - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 35° 8.02′ N, 81° 48.731′ W. Marker is near Gaffney, South Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker can be reached from Chesnee Highway (Route 11). Click for map. Located at Cowpens National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gaffney SC 29341, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Light Infantry Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Let 'em Get Within Killin' Distance (within shouting distance of this marker); Skirmishers Retreat, British Advance (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Form the Line of Battle (about 400 feet away); Landscape Restoration Project A Race for the Grasshopper (about 400 feet away); Double Envelopment (about 500 feet away); Colonel Howard's Misunderstood Order (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gaffney.
Also see . . . Battle of Cowpens. National Park Service page. (Submitted on October 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.