Fallen Timbers

Fallen Timbers,

battle fought in 1794 between tribes of the Northwest Territory and the U.S. army commanded by Anthony WayneWayne, Anthony,
1745–96, American Revolutionary general, b. Chester co., Pa. Impetuous and hot-headed, Wayne was sometimes known as "mad Anthony," but he was an able general. Early Career

Not inclined toward academic studies, Wayne became a surveyor in 1763.
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; it took place in NW Ohio at the rapids of the Maumee River just southwest of present-day Toledo. The Native American defeat hastened the collapse of indigenous resistance in the area, secured the northwest frontier, and demonstrated the strength of the new national government. The battleground is now the site of a state historical monument.
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Wayne ultimately vindicated Washington's trust and accomplished what the president wanted, breaking the back of Native resistance at the August 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers, and securing both Native and British retreat from the Northwest Territory in the Treaty of Greenville a year later.
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There is special focus on HarrisonEs role during the Fallen Timbers campaign and his leadership of the Tippecanoe campaign.
Fallen Timbers 1794: The US Army's First Victory receives fine illustrations by Peter Dennis and tells of one Major-General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, who organized and trained a new army in 1791, created by the Washington administration to defeat the Ohio Indians.
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After a stormy meeting with Tecumseh, whom he had fought at Fallen Timbers, Harrison moved a force along the Wabash and shattered the confederacy at Tippecanoe.
Many of the families who defended the British cause in the Revolutionary War were called upon again to volunteer with Caldwell at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794.
What makes it special, besides the gut-tightening black diamond drops of Ripcord, Jaws, Plummet, Freefall, Fallen Timbers and others, is the view: unspoiled expanses of timber surrounding a snow-covered lake.
Clark was the younger brother of Revolutionary War hero George Rogers Clark and had himself served in the Army with distinction, including fighting in the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
Almost every Indian war fought by the US government from the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794 to the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890 had its origins in the urge to prise ownership of land from the original occupants, and almost every Indian defeat was followed by a treaty in which they ceded territory to the US government.