Skirmish at Cow Creek GHM-050-3 Echols County,Georgia
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N 30° 51.372 W 083° 00.116
17R E 308578 N 3415381
Quick Description: Located on US 129 at Wayfare Rd just south of the Lanier County line.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/8/2010 12:48:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM9E1P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:
Near here, on August 27, 1836, Georgia Militia companies commanded by Col Henry Blair, Captain Lindsay and Capt. Levi J. Knight, fought a skirmish with Creek Indians and routed them, kiling two and taking several prisoners. during this summer the Indians had committeed many raidsand massacres as they traversed the border counties on their way to FLorida to join the Seminoles. Georgia troops had been following them for weeks, and overtook this band in the cypress swamp on the edge of Cow Creek.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 050-3

Date: 2000

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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