George Rogers Clark and the War in the West.
By: Harrison, Lowell H.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2014Description: 1 online resource (137 p.).ISBN: 9780813146171 (electronic bk.); 0813146178 (electronic bk.); 9780813146188 (electronic bk.); 0813146186 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818 | United States. Continental Army -- Biography | Generals -- United States -- Biography | Northwest, Old -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783Additional physical formats: Print version:: George Rogers Clark and the War in the WestDDC classification: 973.3 | 973.3092 LOC classification: E263 .N84 H37 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; 1 / The War Begins; 2 / The Illinois Campaign, 1778; 3 / The Vincennes Campaign; 4 / The Detroit Eludes Clark; 5 / The War Ends in the West; 6 / The After Years; Notes; A Note to Readers; Index; A; B; C; D; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
""Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier, where Ohio Valley settlers fought for the land they had claimed -- and for their very lives. George Rogers Clark stepped forward to organize the local militias into a united front that would defend the western frontier from Indian attacks. Clark was one of the few people who saw the importance of the West in the war effort as a whole, and he persuaded Virginia's government to lend supp.