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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
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). Located at Cowpens National Battlefield Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gaffney SC 29341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking 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 Landscape Restoration Project (about 400 feet away); A Race for the Grasshopper (about 400 feet away); Double Envelopment (about 500 feet away); Colonel Howard's Misunderstood Order (about 500 feet away); The Continental Army at Cowpens (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaffney.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Cowpens. National Park Service page. (Submitted on October 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Cowpens, National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on August 30, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.