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Russell, Benjamin (1761-1845) Columbian centinel. [No. 3135 (April 23, 1890)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08777 Author/Creator: Russell, Benjamin (1761-1845) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 23 April 1814 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 49.3 x 36 cm.

Summary of Content: Claims that the Creek Nation had received a crippling defeat from General Andrew Jackson in Georgia. Describes battles between the French and Russia in France (as part of the Napoleonic Wars). Includes on page two an account of the Creeks' defeat by Jackson which took place on 17 April 1814.

Background Information: Russell published the Columbian Centinel between 1784 and 1828.

People: Russell, Benjamin, 1761-1845
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muscogee (Creek) IndianAmerican Indian HistoryMilitary HistoryPresidentBattleFranceNapoleonic WarsGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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