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 Battle of Fallen Timbers/Commemoration Speech
Fallen Timbers was not an event that burst on the scene suddenly, leaving an indelible memory.
Captain MisCampbell, just before he was killed, said of the battle, "all is confusion." The Indians of the legend are described as savages blocking the course of civilization, but in reality, the dead they left on the Fallen Timbers battlefield were scalped and mutilated by the civilized Americans.
The British role in the battle is usually ignored, but the British participants were all volunteers; they were some of the last to retreat and their unit suffered a greater percentage of death than either Wayne's Legion or the Indian Confederacy.
www.heidelberg.edu /FallenTimbers/FTCommemorate.html   (1530 words)

  
 Fallen Timbers State Memorial, an Ohio State Park near Bowling Green, Delta, Detroit Beach, Holland, Maumee
Near the site of the battle of Fallen Timbers, this small park contains a monument honoring Major General Anthony Wayne as well as smaller monuments to the soldiers and Native Americans who died in the battle.
The battle of Fallen Timbers on 20 August 1794, was decisive in bringing the Indians of the Northwest Territory to sign the Treaty of Greene Ville.
This brief battle, an overwhelming victory for Wayne's forces, was fought in an area recently ravaged by a windstorm, hence the name Fallen Timbers.
www.stateparks.com /fallen_timbers.html   (220 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Battle of Fallen Timbers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Battle of Fallen Timbers (August 20, 1794) was the final battle of the Northwest Indian War, a struggle between American Indians and the United States for control of the Northwest Territory.
The battle, which was a decisive victory for the United States, ended major hostilities in the region until "Tecumseh's War" and the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811.
The Battle of Tippecanoe was a decisive victory by United States forces led by then-Governor of the Indiana Territory William Henry Harrison over the forces of Tecumsehs growing American Indian confederation.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle-of-Fallen-Timbers   (1671 words)

  
 HISTORY - Lyons 14489 - General Anthony Wayne
The battle to gain the fort was fierce and Wayne was wounded in the action.
The Battle of Fallen Timbers as it came to be known broke the Indian power in the northwestern territory.
The Battle of Fallen Timbers had insured the safety of the frontier territory including the territory south of Lake Ontario which has borned Mad Anthony's last name for over 150 years.
www.cgazette.com /towns/Lyons/history/g-wayne.htm   (1834 words)

  
 Battle of Fallen Timbers Definition / Battle of Fallen Timbers Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Battle of Fallen Timbers (August 20August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar.
The battle, which was a decisive victory for the United States, ended major hostilities in the region until "Tecumseh's War" and the Battle of TippecanoeThe Battle of Tippecanoe was a decisive victory by United States forces led by then-Governor of the Indiana Territory William Henry Harrison over the forces of Tecumseh's growing American Indian confederation.
The battle took place outside Prophetstown, near present-day Battle Ground, Indiana, and was part of what is sometimes known as Tecumseh's War, which continued into the War of 1812....
www.elresearch.com /Battle_of_Fallen_Timbers   (482 words)

  
 Fallen Timbers Btlfld and Ft Miamis NHS - Superintendent's Note   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fallen Timbers is a new affiliated area of the National Park Service, established by an Act of Congress on December 9,1999 to recognize and preserve the Fallen Timbers Battlefield and the site of Fort Miamis.
The battle was the culminating event that demonstrated the tenacity of the American people in their quest for western expansion and the struggle for domination in the Old Northwest Territory.
The events at the Battle of the Fallen Timbers resulted in the dispossession of American Indian tribes and the loss of colonial territory for the British military and settlers.
planning.nps.gov /parkplans.cfm?ID=170   (444 words)

  
 BATTLE OF FALLEN TIMBERS
The Battle of Fallen Timbers by Ronald C. Hood.
Nevertheless the dragoons found many fallen timbers, even on the open left flank, barring their way and concealing Indian marksmen.
The battle evolved so quickly that by the time Scott and his Kentuckians had made the long swing to their left and were in a position to launch a flanking movement, there was no longer an Indian line to there envelop.Wayne's success at the center and right thus prevented the Cannae-like double envelopment.
score.rims.k12.ca.us /score_lessons/treaty_greenville/pages/fallen_timbers.html   (3462 words)

  
 Tecumseh
In 1794 Tecumseh took part in the Battle of Fallen Timbers, in which a coalition of tribes was defeated by the U.S. general Anthony Wayne.
Although the Battle of Tippecanoe was a minor one for the Americans, it was a crushing blow to Tecumseh and his dream.
During the Battle of the Thames, near Detroit, Tecumseh was killed at the age of 44.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/tecumseh.htm   (979 words)

  
 Battle of Fallen Timbers -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The battle, which was a decisive victory for the United States, ended major hostilities in the region until " (Click link for more info and facts about Tecumseh's War) Tecumseh's War" and the (Click link for more info and facts about Battle of Tippecanoe) Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811.
An Indian confederacy—one of the strongest Native American alliances to date—had achieved major victories over the United States in 1790 and 1791, alarming the administration of President (1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)) George Washington.
One veteran of Fallen Timbers who did not sign the Greenville treaty was a young Shawnee war leader named (A famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813)) Tecumseh, who would renew Indian resistance in the years ahead.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Ba/Battle_of_Fallen_Timbers.htm   (694 words)

  
 Lake Erie Coastal Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sometimes called the last battle of the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Fallen Timbers occurred on Aug. 20, 1794.
The Fallen Timbers State Memorial is open year-round during daylight hours.
Fallen Timbers State Memorial is located at Side Cut Metropark near the Maumee River about three miles southwest of the City of Maumee.
www.coastalohio.com /site.asp?id=7   (405 words)

  
 Early Canada Historical Narratives -- THE BATTLE OF FALLEN TIMBERS
Beaten in battle and butchered as they fled they were driven more than two miles by the exultant soldiers.
The battle was a watershed for the western tribes.
The greatest casualty of Fallen Timbers was the Aboriginal alliance with the British.
www.uppercanadahistory.ca /ttuc/ttuc3.html   (1667 words)

  
 Sidecut Metropark
In 1794 The Battle of Fallen Timbers was fought between the troops of General "Mad" Anthony Wayne and Native Americans under the leadership of Chief Little Turtle.
The battle got its name because it took place in a woodland where the trees had been blown down in a storm.
A monument to the Battle of Fallen Timbers stands on Fallen Timbers Lane, located along Highway 24 at the Jerome Road Exit, West of Maumee, Ohio.
users.ipfw.edu /zeppp/Nature/sidecut.html   (331 words)

  
 Harrison's Battles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was in the Battle of Fallen Timbers and The Battle of Thames.
Harrison was a very brave man. Some of the battles he was in are The Battle of Tippecanoe, Battle of Thames, and The Battle of Fallen Timbers.
The third battle that Harrison was in was THE BATTLE OF THE THAMES in 1812.
www.wvec.k12.in.us /battle/battles.html   (296 words)

  
 EARLY AMERICA'S BLOODIEST BATTLE - The Early America Review, Summer 1996
The battle site, which became Fort Recovery, Ohio, was about 50 miles southeast of the Indians' Kekionga village, where Fort Wayne was built.
The army had a horsemaster who one soldier observed, "had never been in the woods in his life." More than 600 pack horses were injured fighting for food that was improperly scattered on the ground rather than put in troughs.
This army was well-equipped and well- trained, and found victory against the Indians at Fallen Timbers in August 1794.
earlyamerica.com /review/summer/battle.html   (1543 words)

  
 EarlyChicagoHOME
on Aug. 20, 1794, Gen. Anthony Wayne succeeded at Fallen Timbers, OH, in breaking Indian resistance to the continued colonization of the Midwest; his victory led to the Treaty of Greenville in the following year, the terms of which were of particular significance for the future development of Chicago.
Moses Morgan was among the carpenters and other skilled laborers brought along to facilitate the effort; Alexander Robinson and Antoine Ouilmette, the locals, furnished ponies; pine timber was obtained from the wooded shore [near Lincoln Park] and rafted S along the shore.
The U.S. Factor Matthew Irwin boarded the ship then laden with a cargo of furs and skins to return east; he thus escaped the Fort Dearborn massacre of August 15, but became one of the prisoners when the sloop, on her way to Detroit, was captured by the British at the harbor of Mackinac.
www.earlychicago.com /encyclopedia.php?letter=F   (12303 words)

  
 Fallen Timbers Battlefield Archaeological Project Home Page
Anthony Wayne and his Legion of the United States met and defeated the confederated tribes, led by Weyapiersenwah (Blue Jacket) of the Shawnee and Michikinikwa, at the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
Despite later attempts by Native Americans under Tecumseh of the Shawnee to halt white encroachment, the loss at Fallen Timbers and the ensuing Treaty of Greenville (1795) opened the lands of the Northwest Territory to white settlement and initiated the closing of them to Native Americans.
This archaeological project is an attempt to accurately locate and preserve the field of battle and to more fully understand the motives and movements of the combatants and their people before, during and after the pivotal Battle of Fallen Timbers.
www.heidelberg.edu /FallenTimbers   (274 words)

  
 TURTLE TRACKS ~ ISSUE 81 ~ NATIVE PEOPLE EMPOWERED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Black Hoof also fought at the Battle of Fallen Timbers and represented the Shawnee at the signing of the treaty by the same name.
At the Battle of Fallen Timbers Wayne defeated Blue Jacket's forces and the Indians retreated to Fort Miamis, a British Fort.
At the Battle of the Thames, near Detroit, Tecumseh was killed at the age of 44.
www.turtle-tracks.org /issue81/i81_13.html   (1342 words)

  
 "Mad Anthony" Wayne at Fallen Timbers - The Early America Review, Fall 1996
Wayne read avidly of battles and ancient military heroes, and he organized his friends and cousins into armies to fight mock battles.
Problems protecting these settlers were among those that proved the weakness of the Articles of Confederation and led to ratification of the new Constitution June 21, 1788.
Peace with the Indian tribes was achieved with the Treaty of Greenville on Aug. 3, 1795.
www.earlyamerica.com /review/fall96/anthony.html   (1885 words)

  
 National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum
In Ohio's history the Battle of Fallen Timbers was one of nature's making and man's making.
I saw a lot of fallen timber on both sides of the wall.
Fallen Timbers is an attempt to express the beauty and the loss on both sides of the wall....A tree that falls is still a tree, no matter on which side of the wall it falls.
www.nvvam.org /ourartists/artists/given/given.htm   (258 words)

  
 Battle Of Fallen Timbers Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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An Indian confederacy—one of the strongest Native American alliances to date—had achieved major victories over the United States in 1790 and 1791, alarming the administration of President George Washington.
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 Fallen Timbers Battlefield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Battle at Fallen Timbers took less than an hour, but was still a turning point in history.
The Battle at Fallen Timbers lifted the morale of the Americans and temporarily eased the problem of the British and Indian presence in the Northwest Territory.
The Indians were anticipating that Harrison was going to receive help from Sandusky so they created a “Sham Battle.” This battle was strategically planned out so that Fort Meigs would be under the impression that their backup was under attack.
www.findlay.edu /ACADEMICs/cola/hist/classprojects/hist390/radcliff.html   (588 words)

  
 Fallen Timbers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One soldier said of the battle, "all is confusion." This happened to be the turning point of the battle.
The Battle of Fallen Timbers had a large impact on the United States and to Ohio.
It is hard to believe that a wild wilderness once occupied the lands of Ohio and were occupied by various Indian tribes until the white man came and claimed it as his own.
www.findlay.edu /academics/cola/hist/classprojects/hist390/below.html   (513 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - General 'Mad' Anthony Wayne - A481682   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After the American defeat in the Battle of Germantown, Wayne and his troops were the rear guard covering the retreat of the army.
At the Battle of Monmouth, the Wayne's Pennsylvanian troops were in the spearhead of the American attack that forced the British from the field.
On 20 August, 1794, Wayne's troops defeated the Miami Confederacy in the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A481682   (1445 words)

  
 The Battle of Fallen Timbers
In 1790 the newly appointed first President of the United States of America was determined to make his country safe from the ravages of the Indian tribes.
The analysis of the battle was grim indeed.
His troops struck a band of 800 Indians at Fallen Timbers, near the Maumee Rapids.
ks.essortment.com /battlefallenti_rhcd.htm   (682 words)

  
 KPosition Search Results for battle of fallen timbers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He participated in several campaigns against the Indians, including the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794, which ended the threat of the Northwest Indian Confederation.
Following the defeat of the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794, and the Treaty of Greenville in 1796, settlement within the interior of Ohio became fairly safe
He took part in the Ohio Indian campaign that ended with the Battle of Fallen Timbers on 20th August, 1794, in which 107 white people were killed or wounded.
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