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The Creek War of 1813 and 1814, The Creek War of 1813 and 1814, 0817307753, 0-8173-0775-3, 978-0-8173-0775-2, 9780817307752, , Library of Alabama Classics, The Creek War of 1813 and 1814, 0817383700, 0-8173-8370-0, 978-0-8173-8370-1, 9780817383701, , Library of Alabama Classic

The Creek War of 1813 and 1814
H. S. Halbert and T. H. Ball, edited by Frank L. Owsley, Jr.

Quality Paper
1995. 392 pp.
Price:  $34.95 s
E Book
2010. 392 pp.
Price:  $34.95 d

The first edition of Halbert and Ball's Creek War was published in 1895, and a new edition containing an introductory essay, supplementary notes, a bibliography, and an index by Frank L. Owsley Jr., was published in 1969. This standard account of one of the most controversial wars in which Americans have fought is again available, with introductory materials and a bibliography revised to reflect the advances in scholarship since the 1969 edition. This facsimile reproduction of the 1895 original provides a full and sympathetic account of the Indians' point of view, from the earliest visit of the great Shawnee chief Tecumseh to the southern tribes in 1811, through the buildup of apprehension and hostilities leading to the fateful battles at Burnt Corn, Fort Mims, and Holy Ground.

"A detailed and accurate account of one of the most celebrated struggles between Indians and white men."
Tennessee Historical Quarterly

"This book is both a gem and a classic. . . . Halbert and Ball provide their readers with a remarkably full, generally sympathetic, and altogether indispensable account of the Indians' point of view in the 'Red Stick War.'"

“It is useful to have this older history of the Creek War readily available again. . . . The authors’ standards of scholarship have held up well. . . . The book is strongest on the origins of the war among the Creeks and on the first events in Mississippi territory.”    —CHOICE

“Rich in local lore, and especially useful in pinpointing on the ground, at least the ground as it was in 1895, the places where important events occurred.”
                —The Florida Historical Quarterly

“The book is written in a personal, direct, and informal style that has a good deal of charm. Their concern with people and the practical problems of the white pioneers on a violent frontier has wide appeal to readers.”
                —The Alabama Review

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