Fort Mims

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Fort Mims

Fort Mims, temporary stockade near the confluence of the Tombigbee and Alabama rivers. It was the scene of a massacre (Aug. 30, 1813); William Weatherford led a Native American force in the killing of c.500 whites.
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(61.) From an unnamed drawing, "Fort Mims Massacre," Horseshoe Bend National Military Park.

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