What was the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795)?

Introduction The Northwest Indian War (1785 to 1795), also known as the Ohio War, Little Turtle’s War, and by other names, was a war between the United States (along with its Native Chickasaw and Choctaw allies) and the Western Confederacy (a confederation of numerous other Native American tribes), with support from the British, for control… Read More

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What was the Big Bottom Massacre (1791)?

Introduction The Big Bottom massacre occurred on 02 January 1791, near present-day Stockport now in Morgan County, Ohio, United States. It is considered part of the Northwest Indian Wars (1785 to 1795), in which aboriginal Americans in the Ohio Country confronted American settlers, regular soldiers and militia, seeking to expel them from their territory. Following… Read More

What was St. Clair’s Defeat (1791)?

Introduction St. Clair’s defeat, also known as the Battle of the Wabash, the Battle of Wabash River or the Battle of a Thousand Slain, was a battle fought on 04 November 1791, in the Northwest Territory of the United States of America. The US Army faced the Western Confederacy of Native Americans, as part of… Read More

What was the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795)?

Introduction The Northwest Indian War (1785-1795), also known as the Ohio War, Little Turtle’s War, and by other names, was a war between the United States (along with its Native Chickasaw and Choctaw allies) and the Western Confederacy (a confederation of numerous other Native American tribes), with support from the British, for control of the… Read More