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American Revolution: Battle of Brier Creek (March 3, 1779)

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This project is about one of the most important battles in Georgia during the Revolutionary War.


The Battle of Brier Creek was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on March 3, 1779 near the confluence of Brier Creek with the Savannah River in eastern Georgia. A mixed Patriot force consisting principally of militia from North Carolina and Georgia along with some Continental regulars was defeated, suffering significant casualties. The rout damaged Patriot morale.