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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  July-September 1794
|Anthony Wayne to Henry Knox about Indian retreat and his next moves
|16 July 1794
|Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)
|Correspondence; Military document
|Clerical copy in the hand of War Dept. clerk Samuel Lewis. Discusses the Indians retreat from Fort Recovery and the routes they took. Believes the Wabash Indians and Patawatimes Indians, ranging from 250 to 300 each, broke off from the main body that was heading for Grand Glaize and took different trails. Informs Knox he has several parties collecting information on the British and the "Savages" at Grand Glaize and Roche de Bout, Ohio. Mentions he will be leaving in four to five days, heading towards Grand Glaize, Ohio. Provides details on the route and plan he will take once he arrives at his destination.
|American Indian History Northwest Indian War Battle of Fallen Timbers Frontiers and Exploration Military History Battle Global History and Civics Westward Expansion
|Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796) Knox, Henry (1750-1806)
|Westward Expansion; Government & Politics; Native Americans
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859