ROY PETER BELLANDE (1895-1964)
Biloxi, Mississippi History
17th, 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st Century Chronology of Biloxi
On March 14, 1780, General Galvez captured Fort Charlotte and the city of Mobile, Alabama. The Mississippi Gulf Coast became a part of Spanish West Florida.
In May 1781, the English at Pensacola, Florida surrendered to Spanish forces led by General Galvez.