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Description of Attack on Indians

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Creek Factory Letterbook, RG75 view image
Document Information
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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