Where in Georgia did the battle at kettle creek take place?
In what we know today as Wilkes County, GA. (:
Taking place on February 19, 1779, the Battle of Kettle Creek occurred in the area of Washington, Georgia, between patriot and loyalist militia forces. Resulting in a patriot victory, the battle demonstrated that, while the British and their loyalist associates might be able to control isolated urban centers throughout the colonies, the larger portion of American soil and settlements would remain in patriot hands -- and remain supportive of the patriot cause.
During the American Civil War, the Battle of Wilson's Creek took place around Wilson's Creek, some ten miles southwest of Springfield, Missouri. In August of 1861, Union forces clashed with Confederate-loyal Missourians from the state militia in the first major battle of the western theater of the Civil War. A Union defeat here led to a rise of fortunes for Missourians who supported the South and suggested that the war was not going to be…
because it was<>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ---------------------------------------------------------- Because the battle was fought at Antietam Creek in Maryland. the Battle of Antietam was given by the north, most southern references will refer to the same battle as the Battle of Sharpsburg because Sharpsburg, Maryland was the nearest settlement to where the battle took place.
The Battle of Wilson's Creek was the second major battle during the American Civil War. The uncompromising Unionists led by Captain Nathaniel Lyon refused governor and Confederate sympathizer Claiborne Fox Jackson from leading Missouri into the Confederacy. The escalation of tensions between State forces and Federal authorities finally lead to this battle.
It took place just outside the town of Sharpsburg, Maryland. Antietam Creek runs East of the town. The battle was fought basically on the ground between the town and the creek. The Confederates referred to the battle by the town's name(Sharpsburg) and the Union referred to it by the creek's name. Other battles had dual names also. Manassas to the Confederates was Bull Run to the Union. Manassas refers to an important railroad junction,Bull Run…
The most famous battle of the US Civil War that took place in Georgia was the battle of Atlanta. This was a major Confederate city and an important railway hub in the South. When Atlanta was captured by Union General William Sherman, it was a help for the reelection of US President Lincoln, as many people in the North were tired of the war and the huge cost of lives it took.
The battle to which you refer was actually on September 17, 1862. It took place in western Maryland. The North called it Antietam after a creek that runs through the battlefield. In the South it is called Sharpsburg,the name of the town nearby. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in the entire war with about 23,000 casualties.
I DON'T KNOW IF IT IS THE BEST,BUT CEDARTOWN GA. IS OR WAS A GREAT PLACE TILL ATLANTA STARTED TAKING OVER,DEVELOPING THE LAND WITH HOUSE AFTER HOUSE,AND LAND POSTING. WE HAVE MANY STREAMS ,THAT FLOW TOGETHER TO FORM A CREEK HERE. BOUT ANYWHERE CLOSE TO THE CREEK ARROW HEADS ARE LIKELY TO BE FOUND.HEY I FOUND A GOOD SIZE BROKE PIECE OF ONE IN MY FRONT YARD!
The Battle of Antietam took place on September 17, 1862. At the onset of the battle most of Lee's troops were in defensive positions to the west of the Antietam Creek. The town of Sharpsburg lay between to sections of Lee's army. Lee had made his headquarters on the southwest side of the town of Sharpsburg. Union General George B. McClellan was headquartered to the northeast of Lee. McClellan had made the east side of…