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The Sand Bar Fight

Hwy 90, Vidalia, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 35' 17.3508", -91° 30' 0.09"
  Louisiana LA State Historical Marker
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James Bowie, wounded as a second in Wells-Maddox duel and wielding the awesome blade of his design, killed Norris Wright September 19, 1827. Modified knife later became famous as The Bowie Knife.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00

StoppingPoints.com Editorial on The Sand Bar Fight:
See also the Mississippi Historical Marker for the James Bowie Sandbar Fight, located near here in Giles Island.
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The Sand Bar Fight Historical Marker Location Map, Vidalia, Louisiana