On 27 March 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson ‘s army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa’s 1,000 Red Stick Creek warriors fortified in a horseshoe shaped bend of the Tallapoosa River. Over 800 Red Sticks died that day. The battle ended the Creek War, resulted in a land cession of 23,000,000 acres to the United States and created a national hero of Andrew Jackson. Read More
“[They] fought to the last with that kind of bravery desperation inspires…”
Annual Muster on the Tallapoosa
Horseshoe Bend NMP will be hosting its annual Muster on the Tallapoosa, August 20, 2016. Click for more information.
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