Battle of Calebee Creek

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Coordinates: 32°24′19.15″N 85°42′17.54″W / 32.4053194°N 85.7048722°W / 32.4053194; -85.7048722 The Battle of Calebee Creek (also spelled Calabee, Callabee) took place on January 27, 1814, during the Creek War, in Macon County, Alabama, fifty miles (80 km) west of Fort Mitchell. General Floyd, with 1,200 Georgia volunteers, a company of cavalry and 400 friendly Yuchi, repulsed a night attack of the Red Sticks on his camp. Floyd lost so many in this hostile country that he immediately withdrew to the Chattahoochee River. Also referred to as the Battle for Camp Defiance.


  • Dictionary of American History by James Truslow Adams, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940

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