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Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Savannah

 
 
Battle of Savannah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 10, 2009
1. Battle of Savannah Marker
Inscription. En l'honneur des valliants Français qui se sont sacrifiés en cet endroit pour notre liberté le 9 Octobre, 1779

In honor of the valiant Frenchmen who gave their lives on this battlefield for our freedom on 9 October, 1779

Les Sociétés Honoraires de Français
Eastwood High School Belair High School El Paso, Texas
 
Erected by Eastwood High School, Belair High School, El Paso, Texas.
 
Location. 32° 4.573′ N, 81° 5.97′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd near Louisville Rd. Click for map. Savannah Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Attack on British Lines (a few steps from this marker); Central of Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah Besieged (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Indian Warrior / Trading Path (about 300 feet away, measured
Battle of Savannah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
2. Battle of Savannah Marker
in a direct line); General Casimir Pulaski • Sergeant William Jasper (about 300 feet away); Spring Hill Redoubt (about 300 feet away); Lt. Col John Harris Cruger (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Savannah. a French fleet of 42 ships with 4,000 soldiers aboard arrived off Tybee. American forces from Charleston, under Gen. Benjamin Lincoln, approached Savannah from the north. The British, believing the French fleet to be occupied in the Caribbean, were taken by surprise. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Battle of Savannah - Spring Hill Redoubt image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 16, 2008
3. Battle of Savannah - Spring Hill Redoubt
Upon this spot stood the Spring Hill Redoubt. Here on October 9, 1779 One of the bloodiest engagements of the Revolution was fought when repeated assaults were made by the allied troops of Georgia, South Carolina and France in an effort to retake Savannah from the British * See nearby markers *
Battle of Savannah , replica of Spring Hill Redoubt image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 16, 2008
4. Battle of Savannah , replica of Spring Hill Redoubt
Battle of Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 16, 2008
5. Battle of Savannah
Battle of Savannah , replica of Spring Hill Redoubt image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. Battle of Savannah , replica of Spring Hill Redoubt
 
 
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