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nish occupation of Alabama battles fought by De Soto settlement at Mobile French and Spanish wartiz during captivity was of invaluable use to De Soto. On July 2, 1540, the army passed from Geoear where the city of Rome, Ga., now stands. De Soto was received kindly by the Indian chieftain,uelled by the courage and presence of mind of De Soto, and the wrath of the natives appeased. The ed with provisions and slaves. On July 26th, De Soto approached the town of Coosa. The chieftain was held as a prisoner and hostage to enable De Soto to extort ransom and to prevent any hostility on the part of the Indian warriors. De Soto then turned southward to Maubila, the principal city was the beginning of a most terrible battle; De Soto succeeded in getting outside of the gates, an Indians and negroes. The original plan of De Soto was to rejoin his ships in Pensacola bay, bute story of these five months of bloodshed by De Soto furnishes the first authentic account of warf[1 more...]