The battle of Cowpens was a military fight against Great British soldiers and its thirteen colonies in North America during the American Revolutionary War 1775-1783. The battle of Cowpens took place on Wednesday January 17,1781.
The war was located in Cowpens, South Carolina. The battle of Cowpens ended in a victory for the American Colonists. After the Americans won the battle of Camdem, Nathaniel Green decided to march towards Cornwallis to kill him.
During the battle Nathaniel brought the army to Cornwallis to split the group up. So they can stand a chance against the colonial army.
He split his army into two parts, one he was to control and the other general Nathaniel took over threatening him one direction to the other.
The little force led by General Daniel Morgan met at the enemy at Cowpens and killed and captured almost all of the British who became useless.
A great victory for the American Continental Army and the American Continental Colonists. The British lost 110 soldiers, 200 wounded and 712 captured. The American Continental Army lost 12 and had 60 wounded.