Near Stockton in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
First Creek War
Battles in Alabama & Baldwin County
30 August 1813 – Fort Mims Massacre
31 August 1813 – Kimbell – James Massacre
2 September 1813 – Attack at Fort Sinquefield
13 September 1813 – Wood's Bluff Ambush
3 November 1813 – Battle of Tallushatchee
9 November 1813 – Battle of Talladega
12 November 1813 – Canoe Fight on the Alabama River
18 November 1813 – Hillabee Massacre
29 November 1813 – Battle of Autosse
23 December 1813 – Battle of Holy Ground
24 December 1813 – Attack at Burnt Corn Creek
22 January 1814 – Battle-of Emuckfau Creek
24 January 1814 – Battle of Enitachopco
27 January 1814 – Battle of Calebee Creek
27 March 1814 – Battle of Horseshoe Bend
9 August 1814 – Treaty of Fort Jackson
To the sacred honour and memory of those citizen soldiers, pioneers, and settlers who paid the ultimate price to help establish our American liberties during the First Creek War of 1813 – 1814
Erected 2010 by the Order of Indian Wars of the United States Chartered 10 June 1896.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is January 22, 1814.
Location. 30° 58.264′ N, 87° 52.158′ W. Marker is near Stockton, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Memorial can be reached from Alabama Route 225, on the left when traveling north. Located within Baldwin County Bicentennial Park about 1100 feet west of park entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51233 AL-225, Bay Minette AL 36507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baldwin County World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Baldwin County Korean War Monument (here, next to this marker); The Society War of 1812 in the State of Alabama (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Bernardo de Galvez (a few steps from this marker); Baldwin County WWI Monument (a few steps from this marker); Baldwin County Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); All Gave Some - Some Gave All (a few steps from this marker); Sea Coast Mortar (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
More about this marker. "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" = It is sweet and proper to die for one's country.
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Alabama article on the Creek War of 1813-14. (Submitted on August 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.