He was leader of the Red stick in the war of 1813-1814. He was born near Coosada Alabama and died in Monroe county Alabama.
William Weatherford also known as The Red Eagle
William Weatherford led the Red Stick Creek attack against Fort Mims in 1813, changing a civil war among the Creek Indians into an American war of retaliation against the Creek Nation. He later was forced to surrender by Andrew Jackson in the battle of calebee. This was a peaceful surrenderence
He is related to my family on my mothers side. He was my moms great grandmothers half brother