A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens / Edition 1

A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens / Edition 1

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by Lawrence E. Babits
     
 

ISBN-10: 080784926X

ISBN-13: 9780807849262

Pub. Date: 02/26/2001

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens

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ISBN-13:
9780807849262
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/26/2001
Edition description:
1
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
515,926
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Tactics11
2The Opponents23
3Prebattle Activities48
4The Stage Is Set61
5The Skirmish Line81
6The Militia Line87
7The Main Line100
8Cavalry Actions124
9The Aftermath137
Epilogue150
Notes161
Bibliography207
Index221

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A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This incredible book brings together almost all of the events happening in south carolina in 1781. The author makes this book easy to understand and gives in great detail acounts of the battle, the individual outfits, and the soldier himself. He explains why tarelton fell into the trap, how morgan rallied his men and how the men of the colonies(regulars, volunteers, and malitia men)rallied behind the american flag to stop a british juggernaut and turn the tide of the southern campaighn