Lewis, Andrew

Lewis, Andrew,

1720?–1781, American soldier, b. Ireland. As a boy he emigrated with his family to America and settled near Staunton, Va. Later, he became a leading frontier Indian fighter. In 1754, at the beginning of the French and Indian War, he was with George Washington at the defeat at Fort NecessityFort Necessity,
entrenched camp built in July, 1754, by George Washington and his Virginia militia at Great Meadows (near the present Uniontown, Pa.). He retired there when he learned that the British fort at the forks of the Ohio (the site of Pittsburgh) had been captured (and
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. He led an unsuccessful expedition (the Sandy Creek expedition) against tribes in the Ohio country in 1756. He is best remembered for his victory (1774) in Lord Dunmore's War over Native Americans at Point Pleasant (now in West Virginia). In the American Revolution he was a brigadier general in the Continental Army.
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There have been American writers who out of principle or caprice refused to learn to drive (Ray Bradbury, Ayn Rand) and those who assailed the car culture as pernicious (Sinclair Lewis, Andrew Lytle), but no one has ever hated the automobile as much or drawn up as scathing an indictment of what Russell Kirk called the "mechanical Jacobin" as Booth Tarkington.
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Bishop will be joined by other celebrities such as Davina McCall, Denise Lewis, Andrew Flintoff, Frank Skinner and Robbie Savage for part of the route.
THE FORMER customer services director of John Lewis, Andrew McMillan, has been named as keynote speaker at this year's Independents Day event.
Those honored were Daytona State students Chris Cravotta, Jason Lewis, Andrew Selig and Jennifer Weaver.
The program will include jazz selections by Thelonious Monk, John Lewis, Andrew Rosenberg, John Coltrane and George Gershwin.
Bill Bryson will receive a Liverpool John Moores honorary degree; Mark Hedley, Mike McCartney, Barbara Dickson and David McLean; Paul O'Grady, Michelle Lewis, Andrew Collinge and Pete Postlethwaite