Battle of 1702

Battle of 1702 (HM11M9)

Location: Bainbridge, GA 39817 Decatur County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 54.746', W 84° 34.038'

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In this vicinity was fought the Flint Battle of 1702 between the English under Capt. Antonio with Creek allies from Achito (near Columbus) and the Spaniards under Capt. Francisco Romo Uriza with 800 Indians from Bacuqua (north of Tallahassee). In a battle at daybreak by a ruse the English defeated the Spaniards, killing or capturing 600.

This battle was a prelude to Queen Anne's War and the first blow for control of the Mississippi valley by the English. It ended the advance of the Spaniards up the Chattahoochee and Flint valleys and France's ambitions in Alabama.
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HM NumberHM11M9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number043-1
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 732485 N 3422433
Decimal Degrees30.91243333, -84.56730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 54.746', W 84° 34.038'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 54' 44.76" N, 84° 34' 2.28" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 803 Albany Rd, Bainbridge GA 39817, US
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