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Battle of Cowpens: A Documented Narrative and Troop Movement Maps

BEARSS, Edwin C.

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ISBN 10: 1570720452 / ISBN 13: 9781570720451
Published by The Overmountain Press, Johnson City, TN, 1996
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8vo. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. v, 58pp. Maps. Near fine. Tight and handsome first of this edition, a reprint of the National Park Service's 1967 edition. Boldly signed and inscribed by the author in black ballpoint on title page: "To My Good Friend Ralph / with best wishes / Edw C Bearss / 10/20/99.". Bookseller Inventory # 38908

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Title: Battle of Cowpens: A Documented Narrative ...

Publisher: The Overmountain Press, Johnson City, TN

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Recounting the complex strategies that led to one of the great battles of the American Revolution, this book chronicles what happened when opposing forces clashed on January 17, 1781, as Brigadier General Daniel Morgan carried the day with astute military tactics and bold leadership. This account also details the troop movements and strategies of a battle that would foreshadow the Patriot victory at Yorktown.

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Ed Bearss served as the National Park Service's chief historian from 1981 to 1994. He was a featured commentator on PBS's The Civil War and appeared on A&E's Civil War Journal.

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