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Red Eagle and the Wars with the Creek Indians

A work of this kind necessarily makes no pretension to originality in its materials; but while all that is here related is to be found in books, there is no one book devoted exclusively to the history of the Creek war or to the life of William Weatherford, the Red Eagle. The materials here used have been gathered from many sources, some of them from books which only incidentally mention the matters here treated, touching them as a part of larger subjects, and many of them from books which have been long out of print, and are therefore inaccessible to readers generally. Red Eagle happened to be a Man of Consequence in History Red Eagle’s People Red Eagle’s Birth and Boyhood Public Road cause of Beginnings of Trouble Red Eagle as an Advocate of War The Battle of Burnt Corn Red Eagle’s Attempt to abandon his Party Claiborne and Red Eagle Red Eagle before Fort Mims The Massacre at Fort Mims Romantic Incidents of the Fort Mims Affair Dog Charge at Fort Sinquefield and Affairs on the Peninsula Pushmatahaw and his Warriors Jackson is helped into his Saddle The March into the Enemy’s Country The Battle of Tallushatchee The Battle of Talladega General Cocke’s Conduct and its Consequences The Canoe Fight The Advance of the Georgians-The Battle of Autosse How Claiborne executed his Orders-The Battle of the Holy Ground-Red Eagle’s Famous Leap How Jackson lost his Army A New Plan of the Mutineers Jackson’s Second Battle with his own Men Jackson dismisses his volunteers without a Benediction How Jackson lost the rest of his Army Battles of Emuckfau and...

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