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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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker located on the grounds of the Talladega Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Talladega AL 35160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Joiner Family (approx. half a mile away); Presbyterian Home For Children (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lincoln, Alabama
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. 12½ miles away); DeSoto Caverns (approx. 13½ miles away); Historic Downtown Pell City (approx. 14.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talladega.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Talladega - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 10, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Jackson's victory at Talladega. Tennessee militia led by Gen. Andrew Jackson attacked Creek warriors who had besieged a U.S.-allied group of Creeks occupying Fort Leslie near present-day Talladega. (Submitted on November 27, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansNotable EventsNotable PersonsWars, US Indian
 
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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,702 times since then and 242 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. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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