Point Pleasant 1774: Prelude to the American Revolution (Campaign)

Point Pleasant 1774: Prelude to the American Revolution (Campaign)

John F. Winkler

From the writer of Wabash and Fallen Timbers comes the tale of a pre-Revolutionary clash among American settlers and Indian tribes at the Ohio River in West Virginia.

The conflict of aspect friendly used to be the most important conflict in what's referred to as Lord Dunmore's battle, the clash among the Colony of Virginia and the Shawnee and Mingo Indian tribes in what's now the nation of Kentucky. Following a chain of incidents among American settlers and the local tribes, the Earl of Dunmore led one armed forces military, with Colonel Andrew Lewis prime one other, opposed to the Shawnees and Mingos. On October 10, 1774, a strength of approximately seven hundred Indians attacked Lewis's 1,100-man military at what's now element friendly, West Virginia. Lewis's males succeeded in riding the Indian forces off, even though simply after affliction approximately 20 percentage casualties. the 2 Virginia military forces pursued the Indians into Ohio prior to a peace treaty was once signed that spread out Kentucky for American settlement.

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