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The Battle of Cowpens

Cowpens FlagThe Cowpens flag was first carried by the Third Maryland Regiment which was part of the Continental line of Maryland, Virginia and Georgia regiments. On 17 January 1781, General Daniel Morgan won a decisive victory against the British at Cowpens, SC when it was so needed.  The original flag is stored in the state house in Annapolis, MD.

Tomorrow, The Battle of Fort Sumter   Rita Bay

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