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Near Alexandria in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tallasseehatchee

Creek Indian War 1813-14

 

—Nov. 3, 1813 —

 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2010
1. Tallasseehatchee Marker
Inscription. Gen. John Coffee, commanding 900 Tennessee Volunteers, surrounded Indians nearby; killed some 200 warriors. This was first American victory. It avenged earlier massacre of 517 at Ft. Mims by Indians.
 
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 48.617′ N, 85° 54.25′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on U.S. 431 2 miles north of State Route 144, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. located at the entrance to Tallasseehatchee Farm. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria AL 36250, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoyer (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Tallasahatchie Battle Field (approx. 2.2 miles away); Crook Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Major John Pelham (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Birthplace of the “Gallant Pelham” (approx. 5.7 miles away); Janney Furnace (approx. 6.8 miles away); Jacksonville, Alabama (approx. 7.5 miles away); The Depot (approx. 7.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Tallasseehatchee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 16, 2010
2. Tallasseehatchee Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,000 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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