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  Battle of Horseshoe Bend - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was fought during the War of 1812 in central Alabama.
Jackson sent General John Coffee with the mounted infantry and the Indian allies, south across the river to surround the Red Sticks camp, while Jackson stayed with the rest of the 2,000 infantry north of the camp.
The battlefield is preserved in the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, where the only known interpretive video on the subject can be seen, narrated by Wes Studi and Directed by Bill Greene.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Horseshoe_Bend   (783 words)

  
 Battle of Talladega - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Talladega was a battle fought between Tennessee militia and the Red Stick Creek Indians during the Creek War.
When General John Coffee returned to Fort Strother after defeating the Red Sticks at the Battle of Tallushatchee, General Andrew Jackson received a call for help from friendly Creek who were being besieged by Red Sticks at Talladega.
After the battle there was a significant lull in the fighting between the Red Sticks and Jackson's army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Talladega   (318 words)

  
 Battle of Horseshoe Bend: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/battle_of_horseshoe_bend.htm   (1544 words)

  
 Horseshoe Bend on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 The Creek War 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Battle of the Horseshoe was one of the most sanguinary battles of the War of 1812, and is perhaps the bloodiest slaughter ever suffered by natives at the hands of an American army.
From the spoils of Jackson's victory at the Horseshoe, Alabama was carved in 1819 as the twenty-second state admitted to the Union, a state born from the embers of war.
The Horseshoe Bend of the Tallapoosa is a field of solemnity because of the sacrifice of those who "fell gloriously." The ground at Horseshoe Bend was hallowed by the bravery of those who struggled in the combat, and the national military park is itself a monument to those who fell.
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 The Battle of Horseshoe Bend: Collision of Cultures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend: Collision of Cultures
The land defined by this "horseshoe bend" covers about 100 wooded acres; a finger of high ground points down its center, and an island stands sentinel on its west side.
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend, as the events of March 27 became known, illustrated three long-running conflicts in American history.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/54horseshoe/54horseshoe.htm   (357 words)

  
 Tennessee history, preservation and educational artifacts
During the early part of the battle, a group of Creeks were taken prisoner and brought to Jackson for interrogation.
Following the naval battle in Baltimore Harbor, the poetic tribute to the lone flag flying over the Maryland fort was printed on handbills and put to the tune of an old English drinking song.
The wound Houston received from a Creek arrow in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend never completely healed and plagued him throughout his life and was even rumored to have cost him a marriage.
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 Battle of Horseshoe Bend
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was fought in central Alabama (Mississippi Territory).
The battle quickly became a rout, and roughly 550 Red Sticks were killed on the field while many of the rest were killed trying to cross the river.
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was a crushing defeat for the Red Stick Creek.
www.mywarof1812.com /battles/140327.htm   (413 words)

  
 History of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Thursday, July 3, 2003 1:55 PM In March 1814, General Jackson's army left Fort Williams on the Coosa, cut a 52-mile trail through the forest in three days, and on the 26th made camp six miles north of Horseshoe Bend.
The next morning, Jackson sent General John Coffee and 700 mounted infantry and 600 Cherokee and Lower Creek allies three miles down-stream to cross the Tallapoosa and surround the bend.
Jackson's losses in the battle were 49 killed and 154 wounded, many mortally.
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 The Battle of Horseshoe Bend--Determining the Facts 3
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was fought on March 27, 1814.
Horseshoe Bend was not the last conflict between Jackson and the Creek.
After Horseshoe Bend, the European American population of Georgia and Alabama continued to skyrocket.
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 Battle Of Horseshoe Bend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Opelika-Auburn News | Horseshoe Bend a great spot for learning history
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is hallowed ground.
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend, in which 49 American soldiers were killed, carries a dubious distinction - no other single battle left more American Indians dead.
In addition to history, Horseshoe Bend is home to picnic areas, a boat launch ramp for fishing, nature trails and views of foxes, turkeys and other Alabama wildlife.
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 Battle of Horseshoe Bend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Jackson sent General John Coffee with the mounted infantry and the Indian allies south across the river to surround the camp, while Jackson stayed with the rest of the 2,00 infantry north of the camp, and the battle of horseshoe bend was uner way.
The battle of horseshoe bend along with the Battle of New Orleans gave Andrew Jackson the popularity to win election as President of the United States.
The battle of horseshoe bend battlefield is preserved in the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
www.warof1812-history.com /Battle-of-Horseshoe-Bend.aspx   (465 words)

  
 jrshill
A deep bend in the Tallapoosa River was known as the Horseshoe.
Sam Houston was left for dead on the battle field at Horseshoe, but survived the night and was taken on a horse drawn litter by Tennessee Militia men to Ft. Johnson where he recovered from his wounds.
Jackson to Willie Blount, “Battle of Tehopiska, or the Horse Shoe, March 31, 1814, Bassett, The Correspondence of Andrew Jackson, 492.
www.cartar.com /papers/JRSHill/jrshill.htm   (2723 words)

  
 Battle of Horseshoe Bend
All this lead up to the final event of the Creek war, the battle of Horseshoe Bend, of which it can probably be said it was as much a Cherokee victory as an American one, and has been called as much a massacre as a battle.
Across the neck of the peninsula the Creeks had built a breastwork of logs, behind which were their houses, and behind those canoes for use if retreat became necessary.
In the number of men engaged and the immense proportion killed, this ranks as probably the greatest Indian battle in the history of the United States and effectively ended the war in Alabama.
www.georgiatribeofeasterncherokee.com /horseshoe.htm   (942 words)

  
 Horseshoe Bend National Military Park (National Park Service)
As the Cherokee and Lower Creek warriors swam the Tallapoosa and attacked from the rear, Jackson launched the militia and regular soldiers against the barricade.
This was the final battle of the Creek War of 1813-14, which is considered part of the War of 1812.
In a peace treaty signed after the battle, both the Upper and Lower Creeks were forced to give the United States nearly 20 million acres of land in what is today Alabama and Georgia.
www.nps.gov /hobe   (217 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Jackson sent General John Coffee with the mounted infantry and the Indian allies south across the river to surround the camp, while Jackson stayed with the rest of the 2,000 infantry north of the camp.
This victory along with the Battle of New Orleans gave Andrew Jackson the popularity to win election as President of the United States.
The battlefield is preserved in the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Battle_of_Horseshoe_Bend   (464 words)

  
 President Sam Houston - Gone to Texas - Texas State Library
Houston wounded at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814.
He was severely wounded at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
His courage in battle brought him to the attention of General Andrew Jackson, who became his mentor and surrogate father.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /exhibits/presidents/houston1/gtt.html   (747 words)

  
 Alabama Archives: Teacher Packet
The map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend was made for Captain Tarrant after the battle when the Creeks had been defeated.
The map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend shows the position of the United States forces and the opposing Creek Indians in the bend along the Tallapoosa River for which the battle was named.
Document 4: Leonard Tarrant, Map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, A-44, Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.
www.archives.state.al.us /teacher/creekwar/creek2.html   (1000 words)

  
 History & Genealogy - Military - Regimental Histories of TN Units During War of 1812
Andrew Jackson's official report of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (27 March 1814) mentions that "a few companies" of Colonel Bunch were part of the right line of the American forces at this engagement.
After the battle, Jackson proudly wrote to his wife that her nephew "fought bravely and killed an Indian." A soldier in Captain Creel's company, Levi Lee, kept a diary of the movements of the regiment.
Jackson's report of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (27 March 1814) mentions that Copeland's regiment was held in reserve during this engagement.
www.tennessee.gov /tsla/history/military/1812reg.htm   (5808 words)

  
 Creek War: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
After the Red Sticks were defeated at Horseshoe Bend, McQueen along with other Red Stick warriors retreated into Florida and continued to fight during the First Seminole War (First Seminole War: the seminole wars were three wars or conflicts in florida between the seminole native...
Although seriously wounded, Menawa survived the battle and subsequently served in the First Seminole War (First Seminole War: the seminole wars were three wars or conflicts in florida between the seminole native...
After the Red Stick defeat at Horseshoe Bend, activities in Georgia and Tennessee prevented Hawkins from moderating the Treaty of Fort Jackson in August 1814.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/creek_war   (1144 words)

  
 Tallapoosa - HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This incident helped persuade the Indians to join in the Creek War in which they were defeated by General Andrew Jackson at the nearby Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
A world famous bend in the Tallapoosa River is the site of perhaps the most tragic defeat of an Indian tribe in the state of Alabama.
Over 800 Upper Creeks died at Horseshoe Bend defending their homeland.
www.riversofalabama.org /Tallapoosa/TL_History.htm   (768 words)

  
 Helpful Horseshoes information online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 MUSCOGEE: CREEKS, page 2
He led Jackson's Indian troups at Horseshoe Bend, earned the enmity of Alabama's Upper Creeks, and was eventually assasinated.
He owned the land where stood the Council Tree at Tuckabatchie and is said to to have given a discount on the rent of the tenant who complained that it shaded his crop.
An account of the events leading to the battle, and a glimpse of Andrew Jackson, Davy Crockett and William Weatherford.
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 Horseshoe Bend National Military Park - Areaparks.com
Talks and/or discussions about the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the Creek Indians, Tennessee Militia or Early American History of the Southeast.
Tour of the battlefield using the 2.8-mile hiking trail or the 3-mile tour road.
Help children learn about Horseshoe Bend NMP and about the Park Service in general.
horseshoebend.areaparks.com /parkinfo.html?pid=4480   (158 words)

  
 thedailytimes.com - Bits of stone. . .   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Cherokees remained the friends and allies of the Americans, standing bravely with Gen. Andy ``Old Hickory'' Jackson at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend where Sam Houston was severely wounded as the Americans fought the Creek Indians.
Though he lost the battle to keep their lands in North Carolina, Tennessee, and north Georgia, he continued to serve and led the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears.
Some of the Cherokees who had helped Old Hickory at Horseshoe Bend stopped in to pay their respects to the old soldier, the man who had betrayed them.
www.thedailytimes.com /sited/story/html/139870   (1607 words)

  
 HISTORY
During the War of 1812, five hundred Cherokee soldiers from the area fought with General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend against the Creek Indians, who were aligned with England.
The area was settled once more by farm families and life was busy and fruitful in the fertile valleys until even this remote part of the south was visited by the sounds of cannon and guns during the War Between the States.
During the battle, soldiers were cared for in the home and adjacent buildings with many Union doctors remaining
www.cityofchickamaugageorgia.org /HISTORY.htm   (608 words)

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