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George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove

Gwynne Tuell Potts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178677
eISBN:
9780813178707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178677.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This is a story of greed, adventure and settlement; of causes won and lost. The book’s theme is eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century conflict and settlement in the Ohio River valley, told within ... More


Headwinds

Gillum Ferguson

in Illinois in the War of 1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036743
eISBN:
9780252094552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036743.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores how the loss of Prairie du Chien dealt a heavy blow at the British stronghold on Mackinac Island. Construction of Fort Shelby threatened the route by which the British supplied ... More


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