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Battle of Horseshoe Bend

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Definition: Battle that took place on March 27, 1814, near Daviston, Alabama. American troops under General Andrew Jackson defeated a smaller force of Upper Creek or Red Stick Native American warriors. This was the final battle of the Creek War, which is considered part of the War of 1812.

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Horseshoe Bend Battle Map (large)

The War of 1812
Find out more about the second war between the United States and Great Britain.

The 19th Century
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The Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Learn more about this important battle.

The Creek War
Some background and details on these American-Native American battles.

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