By Patsy Green
Guest Writer 

Clash of cultures occured early in local area


June 18, 2020

One of the important aspects of the early history of Conecuh County was the hostilities between the settlers and the Creeks. This was a part of the larger Creek War in which some factions of the Creek nation, aided by the British and the Spanish, fought against the US military, state militias and encroaching settlers as well as factions of the Creek nation who wanted a closer alliance with their white neighbors.

“The first clashes between the Red Sticks and United States forces occurred on July 21, 1813. A group of territorial militia intercepted a party of Red Sticks returning from Spani...

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