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46718RE: 1812 Reminder - Make plans to attend the 200th Anniversary Massacre at Fort Mims

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  • Mark Dickerson
    Apr 22, 2013
      What provoked the Red Stick to attack Fort Mims? Wouldn’t that be the spark?



      Mark Dickerson







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      The massacre at Fort Mims was the spark that ignited the Red Stick War.
      In a surprise attack on the outpost fort, more than 1000 Red Stick
      Warriors surprised approximately 550 unsuspecting settlers and militia.





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