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r twelve hundred men. On the sixteenth, he put himself 16. and his party in full motion towards Broad river, while in the evening the camp which he had abandoned was occupied by Tarleton's party. On that day, Cornwallis with his army reached Turkey creek. In the genial clime of South Carolina, where the grass is springing in every month of winter, cattle in those days grazed in the field all the year round; never housed, nor fed by the hand of man, but driven from time to time into cowpens,elves. Our success, wrote the victor in his modest report, must be attributed to the justice of our cause and the gallantry of our troops. My wishes would induce me to name every sentinel in the corps. Aware that the camp of Cornwallis at Turkey creek was within twenty-five miles, and as near as the battle-ground to the ford on the Catawba, Morgan destroyed the captured baggage-wagons, paroled the British officers, intrusted the wounded to the care of the few residents of the neighborhood,