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Creek War, 1813-1814.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Cocke Letter

Identifier: MS-0731

In this letter, John Cocke orders Colonel Ewen Allison (stationed in Greeneville, Tennessee) to ready a brigade of men to repel what Cocke fears is a forthcoming attack by the Creek tribe. Allison is further instructed not only to repel them but to chastise them. Cocke closes by reminding Allison be careful not to mistreat peaceable Indigenous people but treat them with hospitality and friendship.

Dates: 1813 September 6

John Coffee Regimental Orders

Identifier: MS-1008

This collection features regimental orders from John Coffee in 1813 entailing his regiment's planned participation in the Battle of Talladega in Huntsville, Alabama.

Dates: 1813 September 25