Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Bloody Marsh



Marker ID: GSCD 
Location: In the Bloody Marsh unit of the Ft. Fredericka National Monument on Demere Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA
County: Glynn
Coordinates: N 31° 09.387    W 081° 22.782
  31.15645    -81.3797
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMGP60
Battle of Bloody Marsh Marker  



Text:

We are resolved not to suffer defeat - we will rather die like Leonidas and his Spartans - if we can but protect Georgia and Carolina and the rest of the Americans from desolation.
Oglethorpe

Erected on the battlefield of Bloody Marsh - by the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames of America and the Georgia Society of Colonial Wars in memory of the great victory won over the Spaniards on this spot July 7 - 1742

Tiffany & Co.



 

Battle of Bloody Marsh

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More information:
New Georgia Encyclopedia: Battle of Bloody Marsh
NPS: Bloody Marsh Unit

 

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