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Daniel Morgan Avenue

 
 
Daniel Morgan Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 2, 2008
1. Daniel Morgan Avenue Marker
Inscription.
This street is named for General Daniel Morgan (1736-1802). Revolutionary war leader whose victory at Cowpens on January 17, 1781, was one of the significant events of that war. Daniel Morgan served as a wagoner on Gen. Braddock's expedition in 1755. His military service began in the Virginia militia against the Indians. He fought at Quebec and Saratoga before coming south to win his greatest victory against British troops commanded by Col. Banastre Tarleton.
 
Location. 34° 57.544′ N, 81° 55.465′ W. Marker is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on East Daniel Morgan Avenue (State Highway 296) near North Pine Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spartanburg SC 29306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barnet Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (approx. half a mile away); Marian Anderson (approx. half a mile away); Converse College (approx. half a mile away); Dexter Edgar Converse (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg, S.C. (approx.
Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802) image. Click for full size.
By Charles Willson Peale
2. Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802)
Federalist to the Fifth Congress (1797-1799)
0.6 miles away); Converse Heights (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Advent (approx. 0.6 miles away); Don Reno/The Blue Ridge Quartet (approx. 0.6 miles away); Central Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spartanburg.
 
More about this marker. There is no notation on the marker that would establish who or when the marker was erected.
 
Also see . . .
1. Daniel Morgan. Daniel Morgan (c. 1735 – July 6, 1802) was an American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Daniel Morgan Biography by Janie B. Cheaney. In the spring of 1735 a tall, strong youth about 17 years old strode into Charles Town, Virginia with little but the clothes on his back and a determination to make something of himself. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, Daniel Morgan. Morgan, Daniel, a Representative from Virginia; born near Junction, Hunterdon County, N.J. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. The Battle of Cowpens. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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