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Title A conquering spirit : Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814 / Gregory A. Waselkov.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 414 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-382) and index.
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Subject Creek War, 1813-1814.
Massacres -- Alabama -- Fort Mims -- History.
Fort Mims (Ala.) -- History.
Alabama -- Fort Mims.
Creek War (1813-1814) fast (OCoLC)fst00882727
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Contents The Tensaw -- Many paths to the Tensaw -- Americanization of Mississippi Territory -- Red path to war -- Creek civil war to Redstick war -- The battle of Fort Mims -- A country given up -- Trying times, 1813-1814 -- Remembering Fort Mims -- Reverberations of Fort Mims.
Summary The Fort Mims massacre changed the course of American history in many ways, not the least of which was the ensuing rise of one Andrew Jackson to the national stage. The unprecedented Indian victory over the encroaching Americans who were bent on taking their lands and destroying their culture horrified many and injured the young nation's pride. Tragedies such as this one have always rallied Americans to a common cause: a single-minded determination to destroy the enemy and avenge the fallen. The August 30, 1813, massacre at Fort Mims, involving hundreds of dead men, women, and children, was ju.
Other Title Print version : Waselkov, Gregory A. Conquering spirit. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006 9780817314910