Indian Fights

Indian Fights (HMQUA)

Location: Nashville, GA 31639 Berrien County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 12.383', W 83° 15'

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In the summer of 1836, a company of militia under Capt. Levi J. Knight of near Ray City was sent to protect the settlers from marauding Indians on their way to join the Seminoles in Florida. When a party of Indians plundered the plantation of William Parker, near Milltown, the militia pursued them N.E. across the county overtaking them near Gaskins Pond not far from the Alapaha River. Several were killed and some injured as Indians fled across the river. A few days later the militia encountered more Indians at Brushy Creek and ran them off. That was the last real battle with the Indians in this section.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number010-4
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 5:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 285639 N 3454656
Decimal Degrees31.20638333, -83.25000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 12.383', W 83° 15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 12' 22.98" N, 83° 15' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108 W Washington Ave, Nashville GA 31639, US
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