Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution
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Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution with the unpublished Journal of Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton by John D. Barnhart

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Published by R. E. Banta in Crawfordsville, Ind .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hamilton, Henry, -- d. 1796,
  • Clark, George Rogers, -- 1752-1818,
  • Clark"s Expedition to the Illinois, 1778-1779

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John D. Barnhart
ContributionsHamilton, Henry, d. 1796.
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14697073M
LC Control Number51008083

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  A notable officer during the American Revolution (), Brigadier General George Rogers Clark earned fame for his exploits against the British and Native Americans in the Old Northwest. Born in Virginia, he trained as a surveyor before becoming involved with the militia during Lord Dunmore's War in Lieutenant Colonel George Rogers Clark learned that British Lieutenant Governor Henry Hamilton was paying Native Americans to raid the American settlements. With Virginia Governor Patrick Henry's support, Clark marshaled volunteers from among the frontiersmen and set out to attack British outposts along the Mississippi River.   George Rogers Clark was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, on Novem Clark had four sisters and five brothers (his youngest brother, William Clark, would go on to co-lead the Lewis. Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American revolution, with the unpublished journal of Lieut. Gov. Barnhart, “A new evaluation of Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark,” Mississippi Valley Hist. Rev. (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Lincoln, Neb.), XXXVII (–51), – Reginald Horsman.

  John D. Barnhart, ed., Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution with the Unpublished Journal of Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton (Crawfordsville, Indiana: R.E. Banta, ), Hereinafter cited as Hamilton Journal.. Letter, Lord George Germain to Henry Hamilton, Ma , in M. Shoemaker, et al, eds., . Armies - American Forces was commanded by Lt. Col. George Rogers Clark and consisted of about 17 Militiamen. British Forces was commanded by Lt. Gov. Henry Hamilton and consisted of about Indians and 90 Soldiers. Casualties - American casualties were none. British casualties were estimated to be 16 killed, 5 wounded, and 79 captured.   John D. Barnhart, ed., Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution with the Unpublished Journal of Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton (Crawfordsville, Indiana, R.E. Banta, ), Hamilton had been informed of the likely presence of American troops after their campfires were seen earlier in the day by a scouting .   Excerpt from Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution: With the Unpublished Journal of Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton R. Carlyle Buley and Laurens J. Mills, colleagues at Indiana University, and R. E. Banta of Crawfordsville, Indiana, helped to make my introduction more by: 2.

Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution, with the unpublished Journal of Henry Hamilton by Barnhart, John Donald, ; Hamilton, Henry, d.   Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution: With the Unpublished Journal of Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton (Classic Reprint) [Barnhart, John D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution: With the Unpublished Journal of Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton . Get this from a library! Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark in the American Revolution: with the unpublished Journal of Lieut. Gov. Henry Hamilton. [John D Barnhart; Henry Hamilton]. Hamilton became known as the “hair buyer” for his rumored practice of paying bounties to the Indians for American scalps. Modern historians have largely discounted this as legend, however. In Aug. , Hamilton learned of a planned attack on British outposts by volunteers from Virginia under Gen. George Rogers Clark.