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Tallapoosa River


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  • n. river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River


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  • Then we pushed on to the Horseshoe bend of the Tallapoosa River, where we began to find Indian signs in plenty.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8

  • He reached Tallise, in the curve of the Tallapoosa River at the site of the present village of Tallase,

    Fagots from the campfire,

  • Leaving a sufficient garrison in this fort, General Floyd placed himself at the head of nine hundred and fifty men, and marched on Autossee, one of the most populous towns of the Creek nation, situated on the left bank of the Tallapoosa River, and near the town of Tallassee, which was nearly as large.

    Stories Of Georgia

  • Russel, pressed forward, as rapidly as possible, nearly north, aiming for Fort Decatur, on the Tallapoosa River, where they expected to find shelter and provisions.

    David Crockett

  • The Tallapoosa River, just above the place recognised by the Indians as the Holy Ground, makes a most extraordinary bend, forming a striking resemblance to a large horse-shoe, called, in their language, Tohopeka.

    Eoneguski, or, the Cherokee Chief: A Tale of Past Wars. Vol. II.

  • At the end of March 1814 Jackson decided he had sufficient strength for a decisive blow against the Indians, who had gathered a force of about 900 warriors and many women and children in a fortified camp at the Horseshoe Bend of the Tallapoosa River.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • With a force of Georgians and White Stick Creek, Gen. John Floyd on Nov. 29 attacked the Creek village of Auttosee on the Tallapoosa River, burning the village and killing 200 Red Sticks.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Turn right onto Alabama Highway 49 just outside Dadeville, and travel 12 miles to the park entrance on the right just after you cross the Tallapoosa River.

    News for Opelika-Auburn News

  • The company also plans to open gates at the Harris Dam on the Tallapoosa River.


  • People traveled for miles to eat at central Alabama's epitome of down-home cooking on the banks of the Tallapoosa River.

    News for Opelika-Auburn News


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