Definition of Battle of Cowpens
1. Noun. Battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War Of Independence, War Of American Independence
Geographical relationships: Palmetto State, Sc, South Carolina
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Literary usage of Battle of Cowpens
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1. The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest Period; Their by Hugh Murray, James Nicol (1844)
"... and Death of Ferguson—Return of Cornwallis—Greene succeeds to the Command—Battle of Cowpens—Retreat of the Americans—They return—Battle of ..."
2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... seize Arnold's Person—Strikes the Hostile Cherokees—battle of Cowpens —Cornwallis pursues Greene—Greene reaches Virginia—Correspondence between him and ..."
3. History of North Carolina by Samuel A'Court Ashe (1908)
"The battle of Cowpens ^ Strengthened by the arrival of Leslie's regiments, and Memoirs pressed for provisions, Cornwallis with the opening of the 222-225, ..."