This section gives information from Doctor Thomas G. Holmes of Baldwin county, "in relation to the 'Burnt Corn expedition' 'the massacre of 553 men women & children at Fort Mims' and other things which happened in the trying times of 1813, 1814." A...
In this account Margaret Ervin Austill discusses her family's move from Georgia to Alabama; life on the frontier; and relations with the Indians. In particular she describes local reaction to the fall of Fort Mims in 1813: "Every heart became...
This section includes "Interesting Papers in relation to the Indian Hostilities in 1813-1814, the destruction of Fort Mims &c," which were found in the papers of General Ferdinand L. Claiborne. The documents were given to Pickett by Claiborne's...
In this letter Little discusses events near Fort Stoddert in Mobile County, Alabama; he is referring to the Battle of Burnt Corn and the massacre at Fort Mims. Originally, he enclosed relevant handbills for the editors to read, and also five...
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