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HISTORY OF THE SECOND WAR WITH ENGLAND.

CHAPTER I.

THE

CREEK WAR.

Jackson's first service-Is appointed commander-in-chief of the Tennesses forces

Co-operation of other states-Jackson enters the Creek nation-Difficulties of his position-General Coffee's expedition-Relieves Fort Talladega-Battle of Stormy condition of his army-Quells a mutiny-Abandoned by his troopsQuells a second mutiny-His boldness-A third mutiny suppressed-Left with but a hundred followers-Clairborne's movements—Arrival of reinforcements Makes a diversion in favor of General Floyd-Battle of Nutessee-Battle of Emuckfaw-Ambuscade of the Indians Gallantry of General Coffee-- Battle of the “ Horse Shoe"-The war ended Jackson's character

ALLUSION has been made to Jackson's campaign against the Creeks, but I purposely omitted an account of its progress, preferring to go back and make a continuous narrative. Although embracing a portion of two years, it composed a single expedition, and forms a whole which loses much of its interest by being contemplated in parts. After the cowardly surrender of General Hull, at Detroit, in the commencement of the war, Jackson offered his

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