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William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison Implements the Historic Treaty of Greenville, Which Opened the West to American Settlement At the direction of his superior, General Anthony Wayne, he supplies the Native American coalition - the Six Nations - with subsistence At the direction of his superior, General Anthony Wayne, he supplies the Native American coalition - the Six Nations - with subsistence
11/08/1795. A search of public sale records indicates that the last such document came up in 1992In the 1780s Native American leaders in the Northwest Territory developed a pan-Indian alliance similar to that led by Pontiac in the 1760s. This alliance created a military force very much the equal of that available to the United States on the frontier. A series of battles and lesser skirmishes occurred on the western frontier. In these battles the pan-Indian alliance proved itself quite capable of defeating the new Republic's military, which was mainly composed of militia. In the fall of 1790, militia units led by General Josiah Harmar suffered a humiliating defeat in an attack against members of the Miami tribe in present-day Ohio. Harmar encountered not only the Miami led by the chief Little Turtle and aided by his Shawnee counterpart Blue Jacket, but also many warriors from the Potawatomi, Ottawa, Chippewa, and Delaware tribes.A year later a second military force, under the command of General Arthur St. Clair, experienced the same outcome. St. Clair and his 1,400 militia troops were attacked by a united band of Chippewa, Potawatomi, Ottawa, Miami, Delaware, Wyandot, Shawnee, Mingo, and Cherokee Indians. The surprise attack, which was made with covert British support, cost St. Clair half of his command. The defeat also led the Federal government to reconsider its use of local militias as the primary means of combating Native Americans on the frontier. If the Native Americans' military power was to be matched, Congress would need to finance a professional army to do it.The … [Click Below for Full Description]
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