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Johnson, Fry & Co. Massacre at Fort Mimms

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0040 Author/Creator: Johnson, Fry & Co. Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1866 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 27.1 x 18.5 cm.

One engraving entitled "Massacre at Fort Mimms" dated 1866. Depicts the massacre of August 30, 1819. The Red Sticks, a warring faction of Creek Native Americans storm Fort Mimms, overwhelming the militia. Creeks use hatchets and knives to attack settler men, women, and children. In the center of the painting a solider embraces a praying woman. Engraver unknown.

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