Visited by DeSoto Oct. 13, 1540. Battle crossing mountain stream gorge below town, two Spaniards killed, along with principal Indians accompanying chief.
W. Stuart Harris, Dead Towns of Alabama (1977).
Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico: N-Z: A walled town, probably of the Choctaw, formerly on Tombigbee r., w. Ala.; visited by DeSoto in 1540. Lewis thinks it probable that it was on Black Warrior river., Ala.