The Battle Monument Unveiled at Spartanburg – 19 May 1881

The Anderson Intelligencer

The above article describes the dedication ceremony for the Daniel Morgan monument in Spartanburg, South Carolina on May 10, 1881. The event commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens.

The article also provides a detailed description of the battle.

TO
THE AMERICAN SOLDIERS,
who
on the Field of Cowpens
January 17th, 1781,
fought victoriously
for
The Right of Self Governmect
and
Civil Liberty.
We enjoy the result of their toil and
sacrifice; let us emulate their
fortitude and virtue.
This Column is erected by the
States of
New Hampshire, Massachusetts,
Connecticut, Rhode Island,
New York, New Jersey,
Pennsylvanie, Delaware,
Maryland, North Carolina,
Virginia, Georgia,
and
South Carolina.