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Massacre at Roanoke: An Incident in the Creek War of 1836

On Sunday morning, May 15, 1836, Creek warriors slipped quietly across the Chattahoochee River and destroyed the Georgia town of Roanoke. Using information gleaned from eyewitness accounts, journals, period newspapers, and official records, the author has pieced together the true story of this incident.

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