War of 1812After General William Henry Harrison relieved Fort Wayne, he ordered Colonel James Simrall in September 1812 to prevent further Miami Indian attacks in the area. The Miamis fled as troops destroyed villages, crops, and supplies along Eel River; Miamis then stood to fight a losing battle on this site.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Indian Wars Battlefield Trails series, and the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series.|
|Placed By||Installed 2001 Indiana Historical Bureau and Youth of First Presbyterian Church|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 9:14am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 629509 N 4555294|
|Decimal Degrees||41.13863333, -85.45686667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 8.318', W 85° 27.412'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 8' 19.08" N, 85° 27' 24.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1751-1847 E Paige Rd, Columbia City IN 46725, US|
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