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Spring Hill Redoubt

 
 
Spring Hill Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Spring Hill Redoubt Marker
Inscription. ** 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.
 
Location. 32° 4.564′ N, 81° 6.035′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Louisville Road. Touch for map. Next to Savannah Visitor Center, Part of the new Battlefield Park. 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. Richard Wall (a few steps from this marker); Isidore De Lynch (a few steps from this marker); George Clymer (a few steps from this marker); Mills Murphree (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Mordecai Sheftall (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Col John Harris Cruger (a few steps from this marker); Robert Morris (a few steps from this marker); To Honor Our Patriot Ancestors (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. study each marker shown,
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Spring Hill Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
2. Spring Hill Redoubt Marker
Sgt. Jasper image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
3. Sgt. Jasper
Spring Hill Redoubt Isidore De Lynch image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. Spring Hill Redoubt Isidore De Lynch
1755 - 1841
Born in London, Isidore was educated
in France. As a young volunteer he
fought in India, returning to France in
1771. In the Battle of Savannah he
carried orders, exposing himself to the
deadly crossfire in front of the Spring
Hill Redoubt. His bravery was praised.
He continued as an officer in the
French "Irish" regiments and fought at
Waterloo as a Division Commander.
Spring Hill Redoubt Marker, along Louisville Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. Spring Hill Redoubt Marker, along Louisville Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,382 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on March 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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