A Paradise of Blood
The Creek War of 1813-14Book - 2015
Beginning with conquistador Ferdinand DeSoto's fateful encounter with Indians of the southeast in the 1500s, A Paradise of Blood: The Creek War of 1813-14 by Howard T. Weir, III, narrates the complete story of the cultural clash and centuries-long struggle for this landscape of stunning beauty. Using contemporary letters, military reports, and other primary sources, the author places the Creek War in the context of Tecumseh's fight for Native American independence and the ongoing war between the United States and European powers for control of North America.
Publisher: Yardley, Pennsylvania :, Westholme Publishing,, 2015
Branch Call Number: 973.51 Weir
Characteristics: vii, 546 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,24 cm
Alternative Title: Creek War of 1813-14