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In 1780, the rebellion of the colonies hung on the ropes. Lord Cornwallis stood in South Carolina poised to strike at Virginia, where North Carolina only stood in his way as the road to Virginia. But little did the British know that forces joined at Cowpens in North Carolina were more than just a road block.
This article looks at the factors contributing to the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge including information on politics and the war leading up to the battle as well as details on maneuvers and strategies utilized in the battle itself. Some hand drawn battlefield maps are included.