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Conflict between Indians and Georgia militia

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date May 11, 1794
Author Name Constant Freeman (primary) Location: Fort Fidius
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter from the agent for the War Department in Georgia regarding conflict between the Indians there and the militia. 150 militiamen had attacked a camp of Creek Indians, part in retaliation for the death of Lieutenant Hay. Supposedly a "large party of militia" crossed the Oconee River last night in order to attack Creek towns.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Knox to Adams, 06/05/1794, and Freeman to Knox, 05/14/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Constant Freeman; agent; Indians; militia; Seagrove; Cussetahs; Creeks; Creek Nation; warriors; chiefs; White-bird-tail king; White bird tail king; Tuckaubatchee; Talassees; Mad Dog; Big Fear; Little Warrior; Timothy Barnard; Lieutenant Hay; Cherokee; French; governor; [George Mathews]; Jordan; Uchee;
Related Places Fort Fidius; Georgia; Augusta; Oconee River; Oakmulgee River; France; Rock Landing; Cedar Shoals;
Keywords fort; towns; horses;
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