Alabama Department of Archives and History
Jeremiah Austill (1794-1879) was one of 11 militiamen accompanying U.S. Army Captain Samuel Dale during the Canoe Fight, a
skirmish of the Creek War of 1813-14 that took place in Clarke County in November 1813. After the war, Austill remained in
southwestern Alabama as a merchant, planter, county court clerk, and state legislator.