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Battle of the Gelion-Ascar Stockade

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The '''Battle of the Gelion-Ascar Stockade''' was a battle fought about [[First Age 375|FA 375]] between [[Orcs]] of the [[Ered Luin]] and the [[Haladin]] under [[Haldad]].  The Orcs laid siege to the [[Gelion-Ascar Stockade]], where the Haladin had retreated upon their initial attack.  The food of the fortress ran out, and Haldad made a sortie in which he and his eldest son, [[Haldar]], were killed.  His daughter [[Haleth the Hunter|Haleth]] held the Haladin together for another ten days, until [[Caranthir]] came to rescue them.  The Elf-lord drove away the Orcs, saving the besieged.
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The '''Battle of the Gelion-Ascar Stockade''' was a battle fought about [[First Age 375|FA 375]] between [[Orcs]] of the [[Ered Luin]] and the [[Haladin]] under [[Haldad]].  The Orcs laid siege to the [[Gelion-Ascar Stockade]], where the Haladin had retreated upon their initial attack.  The food of the fortress ran out, and Haldad made a sortie in which he and his eldest son, [[Haldar]], were killed.  His daughter [[Haleth]] held the Haladin together for another ten days, until [[Caranthir]] came to rescue them.  The Elf-lord drove away the Orcs, saving the besieged.
  
 
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[[Category:Conflicts of the First Age]]

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The Battle of the Gelion-Ascar Stockade was a battle fought about FA 375 between Orcs of the Ered Luin and the Haladin under Haldad. The Orcs laid siege to the Gelion-Ascar Stockade, where the Haladin had retreated upon their initial attack. The food of the fortress ran out, and Haldad made a sortie in which he and his eldest son, Haldar, were killed. His daughter Haleth held the Haladin together for another ten days, until Caranthir came to rescue them. The Elf-lord drove away the Orcs, saving the besieged.