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  Battle of Tippecanoe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought between United States forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and forces of Tecumseh's growing American Indian confederation.
The Battle of Tippecanoe was a crushing blow to Tecumseh's dream of a unified Indian confederacy.
Although the battle was crushing, it was not until 1813 at the Battle of the Thames and the death of Tecumseh that his confederation was eliminated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Tippecanoe   (567 words)

 Local History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Battle Ground was consolidated in 1867 with the Town of Harrisonville.
The Town of Battle Ground was named for the Battle of Tippecanoe and the Town of Harrisonville was named after William Henry Harrison, commander of the American forces of the Battle of Tippecanoe.
The monument to the left was erected in 1908 and dedicated to the men that served and were killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe.
www.battleground.in.gov /history.htm   (314 words)

 Tippecanoe Battlefield History
Known to many as "Tippecanoe", the village thrived until 1791, when it was razed in an attempt to scatter the Indians and open the land to the new white settlers.
Believing the reconstruction of the confederation to be too risky and the chance of Indian survival under the United States government to be dim, he gathered his remaining followers and allied himself with the British forces.
Tecumseh played a key role in the War of 1812, being active in the fall of Detroit, but he was killed at the Battle of the Thames on October 5, 1813, at the age of forty-five.
www.tcha.mus.in.us /battlehistory.htm   (1371 words)

 Tippecanoe - Ghost Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tippecanoe was the Capitol of the Shawnee and several other tribes, who joined togehter to form a Federated tribe led by amongst other Tecumseh who objected to the purchase treaty, which bought 2,900,000 acres for the United States.
Using british guns to defend themselves the Federation lost the battle for their Capitol Tippecanoe, against the United States led by William Henry Harrison future President of the United States.
The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought in 1811 it destroyed the Capitol city, killed Tecumseh, and broke apart the federation.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Tippecanoe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tippecanoe TIPPECANOE [Tippecanoe], river, c.170 mi (270 km) long, rising in the lake district of NE Ind. and flowing SW to the Wabash River, near Lafayette.
Tippecanoe co., Ind. He had been associated with the Chicago Record and Record-Herald when in 1903 he joined the staff of the Chicago Tribune, remaining with that paper until he retired (1945).
Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Park in Indiana with marble monument and wrought-iron fence.
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 National Park Service - Founders and Frontiersmen (Tippecanoe Battlefield)
Although the Battle of Tippecanoe (November 7, 1811) did not destroy the power of Tecumseh or quell the Indian threat in the old Northwest, it strengthened American morale and helped make Harrison a national hero.
The battle was followed by increased Indian depredations along the frontier and led the Indians to a closer alliance with the British in the War of 1812.
During the war, at the Battle of the Thames (1813), Harrison decisively defeated the Indians and British and left Tecumseh dead on the battlefield.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/founders/sitec12.htm   (751 words)

 Battle of Tippecanoe
A new native settlement was built at the confluence of the Wabash and Tippecanoe rivers (north of present-day Lafayette, Indiana) and became known as Prophet’s Town.
After a two-hour battle, the natives were forced to flee and their village — the gathering spot of the confederacy — was destroyed.
Jake Mc 1997 William Henry Harrison The Battle Of Tippecanoe Harrison was in the Battle of Tippecanoe.
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 The War of 1812: Tippecanoe
At the dawn of the 19th century, two Shawnee brothers, Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa, led a native movement to resist the incursion of the "white man." While Tecumseh's focus was the protection of native territory, his brother's concerns were of a more spiritual nature.
In 1808, the brothers' disciples began to settle at Prophet's Town on the Tippecanoe River.
Contrary to American hopes, the battle of Tippecanoe did not destroy Tecumseh's confederacy or Tenskwatawa's power.
www.galafilm.com /1812/e/background/nat_tippecanoe.html   (416 words)

 Battle Ground, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle Ground is a town in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States.
After a fierce battle, General Harrison and his army defeated the Prophet’s Indian confederation at the Battle of Tippecanoe, and all but ended the Indian wars in the Midwest.
The Tippecanoe battlefield monument was erected in 1908 and dedicated to the men that served and were killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_Ground,_Indiana   (685 words)

 Tippecanoe Battlefield
That wooded area is the Tippecanoe Battlefield, a National Historic Landmark that attracts tens of thousands of visitors to northern Tippecanoe County annually.
Walk the battle ground where Native Americans and Settlers clashed and a conflict of cultures was resolved.
The Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum is closed during the month of January for upkeep and maintenance.
www.tcha.mus.in.us /battlefield.htm   (239 words)

 The Battle of Tippecanoe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Perhaps your people do not know that the battle of Tippecanoe was the work of white men who came from Canada and urged us to make war.
The battle commenced before either party was ready, because one of your sentinels discovered one of our warriors, who had undertaken to creep into your camp and kill the great chief where he slept.
If the one that was first discovered and shot had died like a brave, without a groan, the sentinel would have thought that he was mistaken, and it would have been more favorable than before for the Indians.
www.wargamer.com /articles/tippecanoe/page7.asp   (1573 words)

 The War of 1812
Meanwhile, William Henry Harrison, the governor of Indiana Territory, was intent on clearing First Nations people out of the Old Northwest to make way for American settlers.
It was a frantic battle fought in the half-light.
The Battle of Tippecanoe did not destroy Tecumseh's confederacy or Tenskwatawa's power.
www.galafilm.com /1812/e/events/tippecanoe.html   (417 words)

 Battle of Tippecanoe
Battle of Tippecanoe Copyrighted 1889 by Kurz and Allison,Art Publishers, Chicago,USA.
The fourth grade class at Battle Ground Elementary is working on an Internet project to provide information about the Battle of Tippecanoe.
An index of Harrison's Army at the Battle of Tippecanoe
www.wvec.k12.in.us /battle   (259 words)

 Sites of Interest
Battle Field area is free, and is open from dawn to dusk, 7 days a week, year round.
This rock, overlooking Burnett's Creek, is where Tecumseh's brother, Lowawluwaysica, The Prophet, sang to encourage his warriors during the fight against William Henry Harrison's soldiers at the Battle of Tippecanoe, November 7, 1811.
The Battle Ground Fall Festival is usually held on the first Saturday in October from 7 AM to 6 PM (or dark).
www.battleground.in.gov /sites.htm   (790 words)

 Re-living History: The War of 1812
Amerindian warriors are routed at the Battle of Tippecanoe
While not really a battle of the War of 1812, the Battle of Tippecanoe was none the less significant in the long term.
This battle resulted in more Amerindian raids rather than stopping them, but when Tecumseh returned, his dream of a confederacy was in shambles.
library.thinkquest.org /22916/tipcanoe.html   (444 words)

 Battle of Tippecanoe
Soon afterward, Harrison, convinced of the chief's insincerity, but not approving the plan of the government to seize him as a hostage, proposed, instead, the establishment of a military post near Tippecanoe, a town that had been established by the prophet on the upper Wabash.
At four o'clock on the following morning a fierce attack was made on the camp by the savages, and the fighting continued till daylight, when the Indians were driven from the field by a cavalry charge.
During the battle, in which the American loss was 108 killed and wounded, the governor directed the movements of the troops, he was highly complimented by President Madison in his message of 18 Dec., 1811, and was also thanked by the legislatures of Kentucky and Indiana.
www.warof1812.net /BattleofTippecanoe.net   (637 words)

 Drake/Beagles Family: Eighth Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Captain Warrick was killed by indians in the battle of Tippecanoe, on the Wabash River, in 1811.
Jacob Warrick was killed at the battle of Tippecanoe, November 7, 1811, he formerly being a member of the force under Gen. Wayne.
An incident occurred at this battle relating to Jacob Warrick which I will here relate in the language of a daughter of one of the soldiers: "As soon as General Wayne came up with the Indians, who were in line of battle on the left bank of the river, the firing commenced.
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This was the case at Tippecanoe when the army arrived at the Prophet's town in the afternoon of the sixth of November, 1811.
Long years after the battle was fought many military critics were severe in their denunciation of the want of military tact shown by the Governor, bur: this was all un called for and came from those who would nor have been able to command properly a corporal's guard.
Those who have studied the history of that battle nearly all agree that on the evening of the sixth of November, when Harrison and the chiefs were making arrangements for a camp and for the conference to be held the next morning, the Indians had no intention of bringing on the battle that night.
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In the late summer and fall of 1811, William Henry Harrison, then Governor of the Indiana Territory, organized a military expedition against the increasing menace of the federation of Indian tribes being formed by the Shawanee brothers, Tecumseh and Elskatawwa-The Prophet.
The following account of the battle of Tippecanoe is taken from the official dispatch sent by General Harrison to the secretary of war, on the 18th of November, eleven days after the battle:
The general retained the fame which he had already acquired in almost every campaign, and in almost every battle which has been fought with the Indians since the settlement of Kentucky.
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 International Schools CyberFair
Battle Ground is a small community of about 1000 people.
This year the Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum and the Battle Ground Elementary School worked collaboratively in the recognition of the 190th anniversary of the Battle of Tippecanoe.
We visited the Museum this year in September instead of November, the date of the battle, in order to begin the process of the students becoming "experts" on the Battle of Tippecanoe.
www.globalschoolhouse.org /gsh/cf/_cfm/ViewNarrative.cfm?narr=270   (1285 words)

 Battle of Fallen Timbers/Blade 09-06-98
And while the Battle of Tippecanoe ended the same way the Battle of Fallen Timbers had a few years earlier -- with an American victory -- the land's subsequent history couldn't be more different.
Tecumseh, an eager diplomat, was not at the camp; he was traveling the South recruiting more tribes into his confederation and had warned his brother not to get involved in a battle until their forces were stronger.
The Battle of Tippecanoe ended the same way as the Battle of Fallen Timbers, but the lands' subsequent history couldn't be more different.
www.heidelberg.edu /FallenTimbers/PressArchives/FT2Blade09-06-98.html   (1015 words)

 The Battle of Tippecanoe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William Henry Harrison won the Battle of Tippecanoe.
This is some of the stuff that happened at the Battle of Tippecanoe.
Harrison had a lot of duties but the Battle of Tippecanoe was the biggest.
www.wvec.k12.in.us /battle/tippecanoe.html   (335 words)

 Item Description
It is made of linen and bears the slogan "Tip & Ty," referring to Harrison's victory at the battle of Tippecanoe and John Tyler, his vice-presidential running mate.
Harrison achieved his greatest fame during the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811.
In 1813, he defeated the combined forces of the British and American Indians at the Battle of the Thames, where chief Tecumseh was killed.
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 Battle Ground, Indiana IN, town profile (Tippecanoe County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Battle Ground is a town in Tippecanoe County, in the Lafayette metro area.
The Battle of Tippecanoe between U. soldiers and Indians was fought here in 1811.
Median rent in Battle Ground, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $430.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=5175   (567 words)

 Battle of Tippecanoe
In 1811 General William Henry Harrison led an army against Prophet's Town on the Tippecanoe River in Indiana.
Tecumseh's dreams of an Indian confederacy ended in the ashes of Tippecanoe.
William Henry Harrison used his popularity as a successful Indian fighter to run for president of the United States.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/battletippecanoe.htm   (229 words)

 Tippecanoe County, Indiana History and Genealogy Research Guide and Links
Carroll County, IN Fountain County, IN TIPPECANOE COUNTY E = Clinton County, IN Montgomery County, IN Established in 1826; County seat is Lafayette.
The History of Tecumseh and the battle at Tippecanoe Creek.
Tecumseh died at the Battle of the Thames on Oct. 5, 1813.
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 Tippecanoe — Infoplease.com
Nov. 7, 1811, on the site of Battle Ground, Ind. The Native Americans, encouraged by their chief, Tecumseh, and by the British, became threatened by the continued U.S. advance into their territory.
Claimed as a U.S. victory, the battle was at best indecisive; the power of the Shawnees was broken, however, despite the subsequent American retreat.
25,907), Tippecanoe co., W Ind., a suburb of Lafayette, on the...
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 History of Indiana, Battle of Tippecanoe, Account of
The Battle of Tippecanoe, the most important clash of arms that ever occurred on Indiana soil, if we except the storming of Vincennes by George Rogers Clark, was directly brought about by the land troubles spoken of above.
Indian messengers met this small army for a parley and, after Harrison's assurances that the first intention was not an attack but a conference, he was directed by them to a camping place on high ground, where wood and water were procurable.
Addendum: A large portion of the battle ground is surrounded by a fence with an ornate gate that was constructed by Thomas Harding in 1873.
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