William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country: Frontier Fighting in the War of 1812

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In his study of William Henry Harrison, David Curtis Skaggs sheds light on the role of citizen-soldiers in taming the wilderness of the old Northwest. Perhaps best known for the Whig slogan in 1840-"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too"-Harrison used his efforts to pacify Native Americans and defeat the British in the War of 1812 to promote a political career that eventually elevated him to the presidency.Harrison exemplified the citizen-soldier on the Ohio frontier in the days when white men settled on the western side of the ...

William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country: Frontier Fighting in the War of 1812 2014, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9781421405469

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