Campaign Against Wabash Indians

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, House, Sec War Reports, RG233 view image
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Date September 2, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Beverley Randolph (primary)
Summary St. Clair's plan for campaign against Wabash approved by President, all materials afforded. Jealousy among militia and regular troops and consequences outlined. It is thought proper for political reasons to give the expedition the appearance of being leveled at the Shawanese.
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Related Persons/Groups Beverley Randolph; Henry Knox; Wabash; Shawanese; Indians; Indian Nation; Arthur St. Clair; President Washington; Governor Randolph; Governor of Virginia; militia; regular troops; Governor St. Clair; Brigadier General Harmar; Colonel Logan; Colonel Selby; ;
Related Places Virginia; frontier; territory; War Department; ;
Keywords expedition; St. Clair defeat; expense; expedition failure; ;
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