Gaffney in Cherokee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Form the Line of Battle
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 35° 7.963′ N, 81° 48.717′ W. Marker is in Gaffney, South Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Chesnee Highway (Route 11). Marker is in Cowpens National Battlefield. 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 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Skirmishers Retreat, British Advance (within shouting distance of this marker); Sharpshooters at the Skirmish Line (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Landscape Restoration Project (about 400 feet away); Let 'em Get Within Killin' Distance Colonel Howard's Misunderstood Order (about 600 feet away); A Race for the Grasshopper (about 600 feet away); The British Army (about 600 feet away); Sword Clash on Green River Road (about 600 feet away); Double Envelopment (about 700 feet away); Washington Light Infantry Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaffney.
More about this marker. In the center of the marker is a map showing the position of forces at this stage in the battle.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Cowpens. National Park Service page. (Submitted on November 10, 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 December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.