Horseshoe Bend


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Horseshoe Bend,

a turn on the Tallapoosa River, near Dadeville, E central Ala., site of a battle on Mar. 27, 1814, in which the Creeks, led by chief William WeatherfordWeatherford, William,
c.1780–1824, Native American chief, b. present-day Alabama, also called Red Eagle. In the War of 1812 he led the Creek war party, stirred by Tecumseh, against the Americans. On Aug.
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, were significantly defeated by a militia under the command of Andrew Jackson. As a result, large parts of Alabama and Georgia were subsequently opened to settlement. Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is there (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table).

horseshoe bend

[′hȯr‚shü ‚bend]
(hydrology)
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The ending of the Creek military resistance is captured in her discussion of the massacre at Fort Mimms in southern Alabama and the climactic battle of Horseshoe Bend, Alabama..
Richard Huitson first tried to befriend the cousins, aged 14 and 18, as they were fishing close to a horseshoe bend. He took tobacco from the older cousin but as he stood up to land an eel, Huitson sprung into action - grabbing him under the arm and throwing him into the water.
By the time the fighting had ended, American forces had defeated the Creek Indians at Horseshoe Bend; Spanish forces in Pensacola, Florida; the British Navy at Fort Bowyer; and British-trained Peninsula veterans at New Orleans.