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Gelion-Ascar Stockade

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The '''Gelion-Ascar Stockade''' was a fortress built by [[Haldad]] of the [[Haladin]] to defend his people against [[Orcs]].  It was located south of [[Sarn Athrad]], between the [[Gelion]] and [[Ascar]] rivers.  It was laid siege to in the [[Battle of the Gelion-Ascar Stockade]] around [[First Age 375|FA 375]], during which Haldad was killed and the stockade badly damaged.  Eventually [[Haleth]] led the Haladin away, abandoning the refuge.
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The '''Gelion-Ascar Stockade''' (unnamed in [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s works) was a fortress built by [[Haldad]] of the [[Haladin]] to defend his people against [[Orcs]].  It was located south of [[Sarn Athrad]], between the [[Gelion]] and [[Ascar]] rivers.  It was laid siege to in the [[Battle of the Gelion-Ascar Stockade]] around [[First Age 375|FA 375]], during which Haldad was killed and the stockade badly damaged.  Eventually [[Haleth]] led the Haladin away, abandoning the refuge.
  
 
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The Gelion-Ascar Stockade (unnamed in J.R.R. Tolkien's works) was a fortress built by Haldad of the Haladin to defend his people against Orcs. It was located south of Sarn Athrad, between the Gelion and Ascar rivers. It was laid siege to in the Battle of the Gelion-Ascar Stockade around FA 375, during which Haldad was killed and the stockade badly damaged. Eventually Haleth led the Haladin away, abandoning the refuge.