The Battle Of Point Pleasant The Battle Of Point Pleasant
Just six months prior to the onset of the American Revolution a major battle raged between colonial Virginians and the native Indians of western Virginia. This was the Battle of Point Pleasant fought on October 10, 1774. For various reasons, this battle has been recognized by some as the first battle of the American Revolution. However, evidence clearly shows that the Battle of Point Pleasant had no connection with the American Revolution.
On October 10, 1774 -Six months before the 'shots heard around the world' were fired at Lexington and Concord, an army of rugged colonial militiamen led by Colonel Andrew Lewis met and defeated the combined forces of the American Indian Nations commanded
This book is a factual account of Thomas McClung's heroism during the 'First Battle' of the Revolutionary War. His death on October 10, 1774 was recognized by the US Congress and entered into the Congressional Record in 1992, naming him an 'Unheralded Patriot'. His remains, found on the battlefield at that time, were positively identified. The Sons of the American Revolution list Thomas McClung as a Patriot who died in 1774.
Details the battle at Point Pleasant, (West) Virginia (the chief event of Lord Dunmore's War),fought between white settlers and Native Americans on Oct. 10, 1774.
Point Pleas ant, the chief event of Lord Dunmore s War, and reared largely among the descendants of the men who participated in that strag gle. It was therefore but natural that even in my early years there was awakened an interest in the history not only of the battle itself, but of all that related to the participants therein to all that con cerned the gallantry and achievements of the men of 1774.
From the author of Wabash and Fallen Timbers comes the story of a pre-Revolutionary conflict between American settlers and Indian tribes on the Ohio River in West Virginia.The battle of Point Pleasant was the major battle in what is known as Lord Dunmore's War, the conflict between the Colony of Virginia and the Shawnee and Mingo Indian tribes in what is now the state of Kentucky.
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Was the “Shot heard round the World” at Lexington actually an echo from the gently rolling hills around the confluence of the Great Kanawha and Ohio Rivers? Was the Battle of Point Pleasant actually the first battle of the American Revolution? At the beginning of the 20th century, through the tireless efforts of Mrs. Livia Nye Simpson Poffenbarger, the battle site, the monuments and the recognition by congress that this was a ”battle of the Revolution” were secured.
This work details the Battle of Point Pleasant, also known as the Battle of Kanawha, the only major battle of Lord Dunmore's War, which was fought on October 10th, 1774. The warring parties consisted, primarily, of the Virginia Militia and members of the
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