Historic Markers Across Alabama


Marker ID: AHA 
Location: US Hwy 431 near Wellington near mile marker 244
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 48.62    W 085° 54.24
  33.81034    -85.90411
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM43R0


Creek Indian War 1813-14, November 3, 1813. General John Coffee, commanding 900 Tennessee Volunteers, surrounded the Indians nearby and killed some 200 warriors. This was the first American victory of the war. It avenged the earlier massacre of 517 at Ft. Mims by Indians.

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