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Talladega in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle Of Talladega

Nov. 9, 1813

 
 
Battle Of Talladega Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, January 18, 2009
1. Battle Of Talladega Marker
Inscription.  Here Andrew Jackson led Tennessee Volunteers and friendly Indians to victory over hostile “Red Sticks.”
This action rescued friendly Creeks besieged in Fort Leslie.
Creek Indian War 1813 - 1814.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
 
Location. 33° 26.074′ N, 86° 6.176′ W. Marker is in Talladega, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is at the intersection of East Battle Street and Court Street North, on the right when traveling west on East Battle Street. Marker located on the grounds of the Talladega Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Talladega AL 35160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Talladega (APA-208) (within shouting distance of this marker); Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auburn University And Birmingham-Southern College Began In Talladega, 1854
Battle Of Talladega Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 27, 2013
2. Battle Of Talladega Marker
Talladega County Courthouse can be seen in the background on the left.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Joiner Family (approx. half a mile away); Presbyterian Home For Children (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mardisville (approx. 4.7 miles away); Jackson Trace (approx. 4.7 miles away); Battle of Munford (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talladega.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Talladega. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 10, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. Battle of Talladega. Encyclopedia of Alabama entry (Submitted on November 27, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Battle Of Talladega Marker located near the southwest corner of the Talladega Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, January 18, 2009
3. Battle Of Talladega Marker located near the southwest corner of the Talladega Courthouse
"Battle Of Talladega" image. Click for full size.
NYPL Digital Collection, unknown
4. "Battle Of Talladega"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 3,159 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2. submitted on November 27, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   3. submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   4. submitted on October 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 24, 2020