Inhabited by Mound Builders; later was home to Cherokee, Chickasaw, Shawnee and Creek tribes; visited by Spanish & French 16th-17th cen.; Virginians & North Carolinians settled here 18th cen.; joined Confederacy in 1861, site of bloody battles in Civil War.

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