The Battle of Bloody Run

The Battle of Bloody Run (HMEFH)

Location: Detroit, MI 48207 Wayne County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 20.522', W 83° 0.846'

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Michigan Registered Historic Site

Near this site, in late July 1763, the British and Indians fought the fiercest battle of Chief Pontiac's uprising. As Captain James Dalyell led about 260 soldiers across Parent's Creek, the Indians launched a surprise attack which devastated the British. Dalyell and some sixty of his men were killed, and the creek became known as Bloody Run. This battle marked the height of Pontiac's siege of Detroit, a struggle which he was forced to abandon three months later.
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HM NumberHMEFH
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Marker Number70
Year Placed1977
Placed ByMichigan History Division, Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 334090 N 4689717
Decimal Degrees42.34203333, -83.01410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 20.522', W 83° 0.846'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 20' 31.32" N, 83° 0' 50.76" W
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Area Code(s)313
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3321 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit MI 48207, US
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