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A STUDY OF THE CREEK INDIANS The Original Inhabitants of much of Alabama And Georgia
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Chief Speckled Snake's response
Davy Crockett's opposition
Native Americans In Georgia
Chief William McIntosh
Gen. Woodward's Reminiscences
A Short Account of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Locations or features having Native American significance
Custom Elmore Co. map
Tallapoosa river area
Native American land cessions in Georgia
1814 Map of Mississippi Territory
1815 Map of Creek and Cherokee Lands
General Andrew Jackson was an extremely influential participant in the removal of Native Americans from their lands in the Southeast to Oklahoma. From the Grolier Online website.
McIntosh was instrumental in signing away Georgia Creek lands, resulting in Georgia Creeks coming to live among the upper Creeks of Alabama. He led Jackson's Indian troups at Horseshoe Bend, earned the enmity of Alabama's Upper Creeks, and was eventually assasinated.
Memories of his many dealings with the Creeks in the late 1700s and early 1800s in Georgia and Alabama. Woodward fought under Jackson at Horseshoe Bend and later founded Tuskegee in 1833, possibly named for nearby tribe of Taskigi. 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.
(or possibly having such), with GNIS data and Tiger mapping provided, for Elmore Co. AL and all adjacent counties. The GNIS table has 101 items, with Elmore having almost twice as many as any other county and almost 40% of the total. Locations or features, by county: Elmore 38, Tallapoosa 20, Macon 20, Coosa 14, Chilton 4, Montgomery 3, and Autauga 2.
CUSTOM TIGER MAPS OF ELMORE COUNTY AL AND ADJACENT TALLAPOOSA RIVER AREA
Historical locations, including a number of former Indian villages, are shown plotted with red dots. Colors: red=historical, purple=cemeteries, blue=water, black=current, large brown=former county lines. A similar map of the
1814 Map of Mississippi Territory [259k] The area of present-day Elmore County AL may be seen at 86 W. and 32N to 33N (right side of the map). The course of the Tallapoosa (named) is similar to that of modern maps.