FLOR500, Garden 111 Millie Francis (Malee), Soldier’s Advocate (1803–1848) Malee, also known as Millie Francis, was the daughter of a Creek Indian chief. When Andrew Jackson’s army invaded Spanish Florida in 1818, one of the soldiers traveling with him was captured by a group of Creek Indians. He was taken to Malee’s village on the Wakulla River. As he was about to be executed, Malee begged for his life. He was spared, and he later returned to the army. Malee moved with other Creeks to Indian lands west of the Mississippi River. In 1844, the United States awarded her a Congressional medal for her actions.
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Millie Francis (Malee), Soldier’s Advocate 

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Millie Francis (Malee), Soldier’s Advocate

(1803–1848)

Malee, also known as Millie Francis, was the daughter of a Creek Indian chief. When Andrew Jackson’s army invaded Spanish Florida in 1818, one of the soldiers traveling with him was captured by a group of Creek Indians. He was taken to Malee’s village on the Wakulla River. As he was about to be executed, Malee begged for his life. He was spared, and he later returned to the army. Malee moved with other Creeks to Indian lands west of the Mississippi River. In 1844, the United States awarded her a Congressional medal for her actions.  





 




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