William McIntosh (măk´əntŏsh´), c.1775–1825, Native American chief, b. in the Creek country now within the limits of Carroll co., Ga.; son of a British army officer and a Creek woman. Friendly to the Americans, McIntosh led the lower Creek against the British in the War of 1812 and was made a brigadier general. He later fought alongside Andrew Jackson against the Seminole. In Feb., 1825, he signed a treaty ceding the Creek lands E of the Chattahoochee River to Georgia and was shortly thereafter slain by the upper Creek, who opposed the cession.
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