The Creeks, on the other hand, mixed their own culture with commercial goods and political concepts taken over and had no intention of abandoning their country. [8] The arrival of the U.S. 39th Infantry on February 6, 1814, gave Jackson a disciplined core for his strength, which eventually increased to about 5,000 men. After Governor Blount ordered the second convocation of the Tennessee militia, Cocke, with a six-month force of 2,000 men, marched again from Knoxville to Fort Strother. Cocke`s men mutated when they learned that Jackson`s men had only been enlisted for three months. Cocke tried to reassure his men, but Jackson misunderstood the situation and ordered Cocke`s arrest as the instigator. The East Tennessee militia arrived at Fort Strother with no further comment on his duty time. .