Baron von Steuben - He was a Prussian who came to fight for the Americans. He was a major general in the Continental Army and is the person who taught the army drills and tactics that helped them win the war. He was with George Washington at Valley Forge, where they worked with the troops to make them better. He was also Washington's chief of staff in the latter part of the war.
The Battle of Cowpens fought on January 17, 1781 was a decisive victory by the Continental Army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War over the British Army led by Colonel Banastre Tarleton. It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British. It took place in northwestern Cherokee County, South Carolina, north of the city of Cowpens.
Women Warriors: Deborah Samson Gannett (1760-1827) - Notably taller than the average woman of her time, disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Continental Army in 1778, during the American revolution