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"Mary Long's Yesteryear: Morgan's Masterpiece: The Battle of Cowpens"
Morgan's Masterpiece: The Battle of Cowpens
On January 17, 1781, Patriots, under the command of General Daniel Morgan, fought one of the most decisive battles of the American Revolution. The tactics and troop maneuvers developed at Cowpens by General Daniel Morgan are still taught to U.S. Marine Corps officers today. This program looks at the details of the battle and the personalities involved, including Daniel Morgan, Andrew Pickens, William Washington, and Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton, hated commander of the British forces.