2 edition of St. Clair"s defeat found in the catalog.
St. Clair"s defeat
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|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 49383|
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St. Clair's Defeat, also known as Saint Clair's Massacre, the Battle of the Wabash or Battle of Wabash River, was fought on November 4, , in . Long before the Battle of Little Bighorn, there was Battle of the Wabash, also known as St. Clair's Defeat or Battle of a Thousand Slain. At the end of the Revolutionary War, the area then known as the Northwest Territory was the scene of a number of battles that pitted the fledgling US forces against the Western Confederacy a loose alliance a number of tribes in the Great Lakes area.
St. Clair’s Defeat On November 4, , an American Indian confederacy inflicted heavy casualties on United States troops led by Major General Arthur St. Clair. When the House requested documents from the War and State Departments to understand the cause of St. Clair’s defeat, President George Washington initially restricted their access, setting a precedent for executive privilege. St. Clair's defeat stands as the most stricken field in the history of Indian warfare. News of the heavy casualties officers killed, 31 wounded; enlisted men killed, wounded, out of a force of shocked the nation. So appallingly high a proportion had only been suffered thereto in Braddock's defeat with its loss of out of
St. Clair was given the task to take over half the newly formed US army and their camp followers of over women and children, to settle the territory. The expedition started out badly as St. Clair had been cheated on the correct ammunition, the money had been spent by Sect. of War Henry Knox on land speculation. They have 1 book titled "St. Clair's Defeat," which is really an extraction from Theodore Roosevelt's The Winning of the West series. They have nothing on the Battle of the Wabash, but that search did bring up some songbooks and a book on the Battle of Fort Harrison (which I now have reserved).
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This is a short book about the little known catastrophic defeat of St. Clair and his men at the hands of the Native Americans during the Northwest Indian War /5(17). This is a short book about the little known catastrophic defeat of St.
Clair and his men at the hands of the Native Americans during the Northwest Indian War in Interesting, factual read with a scholarly textbook feel/5(19).
Wabash St. Clair's Defeat" by John F. Winkler (originally published in the UK)/5(45). The following book brings St. Clair’s defeat to life in a way that has never been done before by using historical documents combined with Native American tales to create a narrative that is as exciting as it is edifying.
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Wabash St. Clair's Defeat" by John F. Winkler (originally published in the UK)/5(45). The following book brings St. Clair's defeat to life in a way that has never been done before by using historical documents combined with Native American tales to create a narrative that is as exciting as it is edifying.
Truly, once you read this book you will never look at Author: Dwayne Walker. Fort Recovery was constructed on the site of a previous battle led by Miami leader Little Turtle and a coalition of Native Americans.
Under the command of General St. Clair, more than American soldiers were killed and almost wounded. It would be the largest defeat of American soldiers in the history of the army against Native American. The Battle of the Wabash, also known as St.
Clair’s Defeat, named after the expedition’s leader, Major General Arthur St. Clair, occurred on 4 Novemberand was one of the first tests of the fledgling U.S. Army of the Early Republic. Major General Arthur St. Clair (Library of Congress). — “St. Clair’s Defeat” — American folk ballad “Beware of surprise.” That was President George Washington’s warning to General Arthur St.
Clair as he authorized a punitive strike against a native confederacy that was threatening settlement of the Old Northwest and disrupting traffic on the Ohio River — with a gruesome death toll among the flatboats descending the river for trade and settlement.
This is a short book about the little known catastrophic defeat of St. Clair and his men at the hands of the Native Americans during the Northwest Indian War in Interesting, factual read with a scholarly textbook feel/5(16).
Clair's Defeat was a major confrontation between the armed forces of the United States and the American Indians of the Northwest Territory.
It was the worst defeat of the United States Army at the hands of Ohio's American Indians. I'm taking a look into Native American battles that you may not have heard about.
In this video I take a look at The Battle Of The Wabash aka 's Defeat. This is a short book about the little known catastrophic defeat of St. Clair and his men at the hands of the Native Americans during the Northwest Indian War in /5.
Clair's Defeat also known as the Battle of the Wabash, the Battle of Wabash River or the Battle of a Thousand Slain, was fought on November 4, in the Northwest Territory between the United States and the Western Confederacy of American Indians, as part of the Northwest Indian was a major American Indian victory and remains the greatest defeat of the United States Army by.
President Washington wanted St. Clair's resignation, but he continued as Governor of the Northwest Territory until During the Battle of the Wabash General St. Clair lost about two thirds of his command and had two horses shot out from under him.
Back at Fort Jefferson someone pointed out to the general that his frock had multiple bullet. The battle of Wabash, or St. Clair's Massacre, was the greatest defeat of the American Army by Native American forces. The campaign opened inwhen an newly formed American Army, under the command of Revolutionary War hero, Arthur St.
Clair, set off into the wilderness of Ohio in an effort to wrest control of the Northwest Territory from the various native tribes. A short time later, November 4th, he suffered the worst military defeat in the history of US and American Indian warfare known as "St Clair's Defeat", sometimes referred to The Battle of the Wabash in near present-day Fort Recovery OH.
This was three times worse than the more infamous Custer's Last Stand in Author: Gehio. The item St. Clair's defeat, prepared by the Staff of the Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.
This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. St Clair's defeat was an historic event for many reasons. Americans faced possibly the largest force of Native Americans gathered in one engagement up to that time. It is generally considered one of the worst defeats of the American military in history.
America's disastrous defeat led to the first "cabinet meeting" of Washington.4/5. Saint Clair’s Defeat, (November 4, ), one of the worst defeats ever suffered by U.S. forces in Indian warfare, precipitated by British-Indian confrontation with settlers and militia in the Northwest Territory following the American e specific provisions in the Treaty of for the evacuation of its forts on the northwestern border, Britain had failed to yield these.
St. Clair's Campaign of A Defeat in the Wilderness That Helped Forge Today's U.S. Army. By Thomas E. Buffenbarger, U. S. Army Heritage and .Today is the anniversary of, by some measures, the U.S. military’s worst battlefield defeat ever.
On Nov. 4,U.S. military forces, under the command of Northwest Territory Governor and U.S. General Arthur St. Clair, were routed by a confederacy of Native American tribes near the Wabash River in present-day Ohio.
Although Indian Wars rarely feature much in discussions of.