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Vincennes, 24 February 1779

By Jr. illustrator H. Charles McBarron

Abstract

British commander Henry Hamilton surrendered Fort Sackville to George Rogers Clark on February 25, 1779. This played a decisive part in the U.S. acquiring the Northwest Territory that included Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.Knox County Journe

Topics: Knox County (Ind.); Fort Sackville (Ind.); Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818; Northwest, Old--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Hamilton, Henry, d. 1796
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1970
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:V0002/1807
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