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Timpoochee Barnard, Yuchi Chief

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Timpoochee Barnard. A Yuchi chief, son of Timothy Barnard, a Scotchman, and a Yuchi woman, who first became generally known when, in 1814; he took part with the American forces against the hostile Creeks. During the battle of General Floyd’s troop with the Indians at Camp Defiance, Ala., Jan. 2, 1814 (called the battle of Callabee), Barnard, who had been commissioned as major, distinguished himself, with his band of about 100 Yuchi warriors, especially in rescuing Capt. Broadnix and his company when their retreat was for a time cut off. He signed the Creek treaty of Aug. 9, 1814, at Ft Jackson, Ala., as “Captain of Uchees.”

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