Tuesday, August 11, 2015

August Near Horseshoe Bend

Encampment At Horseshoe Bend On The Tallapoosa River

Smith College Studies in History, Volumes 7-8, included Major Tatum's Journal:

August 11, 1814 

The Commanding General and suite having embarked on board of one of the boats, I was directed to accompany him and in the descent to ascertain the courses and distances of the Alabama River from the junction of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers, as well as I could under such circumstances.

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