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1736

[News] March 25: After Bienville decides to fight the Chickasaw on two fronts, French forces from the Illinois country under Pierre d’Artaguette are defeated by the Chickasaw in the Battle of Ougoula Tchetoka. Some twenty Frenchmen, including d’Artaguette, are captured and burned to death.

May 26: Bienville’s forces are defeated by the Chickasaw in the Battle of Ackia, near present-day Tupelo.
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