Ackia Misfire: D'Arteguette Attacks Early

Brad Lieb

With a large army and Indian allies, the French seemed poised to overtake the Chickasaws on March 26, 1736. However, their attack on the village of Ogoula Tchetoka was thwarted when a unified band of Chickasaw men, women and children from the next village stormed over the ridge with ferocity and force, sending most of the French and Indian army into retreat.

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