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Don’t miss out on the sale –Over half-price off this paperback!

Click here to see the paperback version of Alabama Footprints Confrontation is on sale for $5.49 (List price $12.97) just in time for Christmas…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chapter 13 – Prices paid for Native American land

Photograph Mardis-House-U.S.-Highway-231-Talladega Alex-Bush-Photographer-February-4-1937 (Library of Congress) PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER XIII Probably it will be a matter…

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The last major battle fought on Alabama soil with the Native Americans was near Midway in present-day Bullock County, Alabama

The area which makes up Bullock County, Alabama belonged to the Creek Indians until the treaty of Fort Jackson ceded the western half of…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chapter 11 Indian occupancy – myths about the Battle of Talladega?

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER XI INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF TALLADEGA The battle of Talladega, fought between the hostile…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chapter 10 Indian occupancy – confrontation with the whites

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER X INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF TALLADEGA CHAPTER X INDIAN OCCUPATION In peace and prosperity,…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chapter 8 the Talladega Indian was always the implacable enemy of the Georgian.

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER VIII INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF TALLADEGA After De Soto had left his trail of…

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Longest period of peace with Indians before 1812 occurred when a member of George Washington’s staff was Indian agent

[Col. Hawkins, a member of President George Washington's staff and aristocrat, held the longest period of peace with the Creek Indians prior to 1812.…

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A description of the Surrender of Creek Chief William Weatherford written in 1898

SURRENDER OF WEATHERFORD By William Gates Orr,1 of Okolona, Miss. (Transcription from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society, Volume 2, 1898) Okolona, Miss., Feby. 22, 1893. Mr. H. S. Halbert,…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – A historic ghost town in Mississippi was once a prospering town in Marion County in Alabama

Artifacts date back to 600 B. C. The ghost town of Cotton Gin Port in Monroe County, Mississippi was once part of Marion County…