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Leonard Covington
October 30, 1768 Leonard Covington born, Aquasco, Md.
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September 22, 1810 Forces under the command of Leonard Covington begin a march on Baton Rouge, West Florida
  Leonard Covington
September 24, 1810 Using a revolt by citizens of West Florida as a pretext, (they had secured Baton Rouge the previous day) Leonard Covington marches into West Florida and claims it for the United States. His actions endear him to the state of Georgia, the only American state near West Florida at the time.
  Leonard Covington
November 11, 1813 Battle of Crysler's Farm, across the St. Lawrence River at Messena, N. Y. Actual site of the battle now covered by Lake St. Lawrence.
  Leonard Covington
November 14, 1813 Leonard Covington dies at French's Mill, N.Y. from wounds received during the battle of Crysler's Farm.
  Leonard Covington
December 6, 1822 City of Covington, Georgia established (renamed from Newtonton).
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