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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 24, 1814.
 
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. Located about 3.3 miles north of the Goodwater city limits. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Shady Grove Road, Goodwater AL 35072, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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.
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(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).
 
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.
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5. Andrew Jackson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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