Massacre at Fort Mims

An 1858 engraving of the massacre at Fort Mims, an attack on settlers and allied Native Americans on August 30, 1813, by the Red Stick faction of the Creeks. Public outcry sparked the initial military action against the Creek Nation that would usher in the Creek War of 1813-14.

Courtesy of the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library