Friday, May 30, 2014

For Ft. Wayne library wiki?:

Harmer was defeated in Oct 1790 and Dunlap's Station Siege (& Big Bottom) were in Jan 1791. St. Clair failed that Nov, and DsS2 was in Jan or Jun of 1792. The Fort Jefferson battle just after that could have been led by Simon Girty, the similarity is noticeable. Then Fallen Timbers in 1794 and Grenville Treaty in 1795 ended the NWIW.

1790-95 - Northwest Indian War:

1790, Oct - Harmers Defeat by the Miami's led by Little Turtle at Kekionga, near present Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
1791, Jan 2 - The Big Bottom massacre occurred near present-day Stockport, Ohio. Delaware and Wyandot Indians surprised a new settlement at the edge of the flood plain of the Muskingum River.
1791, Jan 10-11 - Dunlap's Station

1791, Nov - St. Clair's Defeat (Wabash) by Little Turtle and Blue Jacket (Miami & Shawnee & Delaware) at the later site of Fort Recovery in Ohio, near Indiana border.
1792, Jan or Apr - 2nd Dunlap's Station...
1792, early summer - Fort Jefferson. A Native American force (possibly under the command of Simon Girty) raided the depot in Darke Co., Ohio.

1793, Jun - Fort Recovery (built on St. Clair's battlefield) - The first Legion of the United States. 2,000 Wyandots and other members of the Confederation were defeated. The Indian leaders were split; Blue Jacket and Little Turtle kept their forces out of battle.

1794, Aug - Fallen Timbers, near Toledo, Ohio, ended the war.

"Stockades In The Wilderness-The Frontier Defenses and Settlements of Southwestern Ohio 1788-1795" (1986), by Richard Scamyhorn and John Steinle.
About $100-300 at

1881 History of Hamilton County, Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches, Henry A. Ford, Kate B. Ford, illustrated, BiblioBazaar, 2011 (reprint). ISBN 1241338701, 9781241338701. 598 pages.