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Fort Mims

Fort Mims, temporary stockade near the confluence of the Tombigbee and Alabama rivers. It was the scene of a massacre (Aug. 30, 1813); William Weatherford led a Native American force in the killing of c.500 whites.

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Mims, Fort

Fort Mims: see Fort Mims.

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