Corsairs attack the South Road to Minas Tirith
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - Ring War
Date: March 11, 3019
An event in the prelude to the Siege of Minas Tirith; see that entry for an overview:
'And there [at Linhir above the mouth of Gilrain] men of Lamedon contested the fords with fell folk of Umbar and Harad who had sailed up the river. But defenders and foes alike gave up the battle and fled when we came, crying out that the King of the Dead was upon them. Only Angbor, Lord of Lamedon, had the heart to abide us....
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 9, The Last Debate
Elena Tiriel 8Mar08