Anatitchapko : Creek Indian Village

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Anatitchapko : Creek Indian Village

Alabama Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements Index Page

Located in Clay County, Alabama.

As with many native American names, people and places, history is full of various spellings for the same person or place. Anatitchapko. Anatitchapko has been known as  Au-net-techap-co, Enitachopka, Enitachopko, Enotochopco, Enotochopko, Enitachopco and Long Swamp.

The Battle of Enitachopco occurred only two days after General Andrew Jackson’s victory over the Red Sticks in the Battle of Emuckfau. Jackson and his Tennessee militia were ambushed by Red Sticks in a ravine near the village of Anatitchapko.

 

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Anatitchapko 33.272222, -85.861111 Located along Anatitchapko Creek in Clay County, about 10 miles north of present Pikneyville.Historically this site is known for a battle between General Andrew Jackson and the Red Sticks who ambushed he and his troops and the efforts of some 100 men of Lieutenant Robert Armstrong’s Tennessee company using a six-pound cannon sent the Indians fleeing into the woods. (Directions)

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