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Near Goodwater in Clay County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Enitachopko

Creek Indian War 1813-14.

 

← 4 mi. E.

 
Battle of Enitachopko Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
1. Battle of Enitachopko Marker
Inscription. Hostile Creeks attacked Andrew Jackson, withdrawing to Ft. Strother, Jan. 24, 1814. His troops broke through lines, kept on to Ft. Strother. But Creeks boasted that they defeated 'Capt. Jack', drove him to the Coosa.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 6.928′ N, 85° 59.809′ W. Marker is near Goodwater, Alabama, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of Shady Grove Road (Alabama Route 9) and Alabama Route 63, on the right when traveling north on Shady Grove Road. Click for map. Located about 3.3 miles north of the Goodwater city limits. Marker is at or near this postal address: Shady Grove Road, Goodwater AL 35072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Socopatoy (approx. 10.1 miles away); Needmore 1873 (approx. 11.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church 1872 (approx. 11.9 miles away); The Savannah And Memphis Railroad 1874 (approx. 12.1 miles away); Court Square (approx. 12.1 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 12.2 miles away); The First Baptist Church (approx. 12.2 miles away); Youngsville (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Who really won this battle, Gen. Jackson or the Indians?
View of marker in direction of location of attack. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
2. View of marker in direction of location of attack.
. (Submitted on June 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Wide view of marker near Alabama Highways 9 & 63. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
3. Wide view of marker near Alabama Highways 9 & 63.
View south on Shady Grove Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
4. View south on Shady Grove Road.
Andrew Jackson image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. Andrew Jackson
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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