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'Mad' Anthony Wayne
January 1, 1745 Anthony Wayne born, Paoli, Pennsylvania
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
January 19, 1782 Continental General Anthony Wayne arrives in Georgia, crossing the Savannah River on horseback with orders to rid the state of the British in spite of being outnumbered 2 or 3 to 1.
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Georgia and the American Revolution
January 25, 1782 General Wayne outwits a larger British force near Ebenezer
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Georgia and the American Revolution
January 28, 1782 General Wayne captures provisions intended for British Savannah from an outpost on the Altamaha
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Georgia and the American Revolution
June 23, 1782 General "Mad" Anthony Wayne intercepts a large force of Creek Indians attempting to relieve the British in Savannah. Unknown to General Wayne, he kills Creek Chief Emistesigo (leader of the tribe).
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Creek Indians
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Georgia and the American Revolution
July 10, 1782 British evacuate Savannah after successful campaign by General "Mad" Anthony Wayne
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Georgia and the American Revolution
June 19, 1786 Gen. Nathaniel Greene dies of a stroke at his Mulberry Grove plantation. General "Mad" Anthony Wayne was at his bedside.
  Nathanael Greene
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March 5, 1792 General Anthony Wayne is made commander of the Legion of the United States.
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
August 20, 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers. U. S. troops under General Anthony Wayne defeat the Miami Confederacy
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December 15, 1796 Anthony Wayne dies on a return trip to Philadelphia.
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May 11, 1803 Wayne County created
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Wayne County, Georgia






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