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Collection Reference Number GLC02714
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Thomas Flournoy to Lt. Col. Smith anxiously seeking information on his military situation
Date 14 September 1812
Author Flournoy, Thomas (1775-1857)  
Recipient Smith, Lt. Col.  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description General Flournoy expresses alarm and seeks information about Smith's situation near St. Mary's, Georgia. Indicates that he is ordering reinforcements for him. Flournoy was a lawyer before serving in the War of 1812, when he succeeded General James Wilkinson as commander of the 7th Military District (Mississippi Territory, Louisiana, and Tennessee) and had the major responsibility of fighting the Creek Indians.
Subjects War of 1812  American Indian History  Muscogee (Creeks) Indian  Military History  
People Flournoy, Thomas (1775-1857)  
Place written Augusta, Georgia
Theme War of 1812; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859