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Samuel P. Manning Papers
Representing Spartanburg County in the South Carolina House from 1967 to 1982, Manning was a major advocate of promoting and commemorating the state's history. He was particularly successful in gaining recognition for the Battle of Cowpens as a pivotal event in the American Revolution and helping to establish Cowpens National Battlefield as a national park.
Dates: 1895, 1937-1996
Found in: South Carolina Political Collections
- Subject: Battlefields -- South Carolina. X