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Sam Houston And Andrew Jackson At The Battle of Horseshoe Bend During The War Of 1812

During the War of 1812, Sam Houston and future President Andrew Jackson faught alongside one another during the Creek War, also known as the Red Stick War and the Creek Civil War, a series of battles where Americans fought Native American tribes that were attempting to build a Confederacy of Indian tribes. On March 27, 1814, the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, was a battle that took place in the Mississippi Territory within present day central Alabama, in which Sam Houston was severely wounded by an arrow piercing. After the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the civil war ended and many of the “Red Stick Indians” sought refuge in Spanish territories in either Flordia or in Mexico.

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