Fort Gadsden

Fort Gadsden

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fort Gadsden is located in Franklin County, Florida, on the Apalachicola River. The site contains the ruins of two forts, and has been known by several other names at various times, including Prospect Bluff Fort, Nichol's Fort, British Post, Negro Fort, African Fort, and Fort Apalachicola. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Fort Gadsden Historic Site is located in Apalachicola National Forest and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 1972. During the War of 1812, the British hoped to recruit the Seminole Indians as allies in their war against the United States. In August 1814, a force of over 100 officers and men led by a lieutenant colonel of Royal Marines, Edward Nicolls, was sent into the Apalachicola River region in Spanish Florida, where they began to aid and train local Indiansshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136656159
  • 9786136656151