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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Horseshoe Bend

Battle of Horseshoe Bend

"To obtain an accuarate body count, Tennesseans cut the tip of dead Creeks' noses off. A few soldiers cut long strips of skin from the Indians' bodies to make bridle reins for their horses."

This is close to home for me. I live near the battle site and carry blood from both sides of the breastworks.

The carnage of Horseshoe Bend produced a Governor of Texas and a President of the United States.

After the battle the Cherokee and Creek tribes whom the Feds had come to "liberate" were informed that their new address was Oklahoma and they had better start walking.


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