Description of Attack on Indians

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Creek Factory Letterbook, RG75 view image
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Date December 25, 1797
Author Name Edward Price (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry
Summary Description of attack on Indians on 22 December 1797. One Indian was killed; two others were seriously wounded, one of which was Bird Trail, an influential Creek chief. Col. Hawkins, Indian Superintendent, left to determine the damage.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Edward Price; Bird Trail; Creek Indians; James McHenry; Jared Irwin; Col. Hawkins; Benjamin Hawkins; Secretary of War; Governor of Georgia; superintendent Indian affairs; Bird Tail King; ;
Related Places Georgia; Fort Wilkinson; Oconee River; ;
Keywords death; Indian conflict; killed; wounded; surveying; two balls passing through body; horses; running the line between Georgia and Creek Nation; ;
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