The battle occurred ten months after Lord Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktownwhich had effectively ended the war in the east. On a hill next to the Licking River in what is now Robertson County, Kentucky then Fayette County, Virginiaa force of about 50 American and Canadian Loyalists along with American Indians ambushed and routed Kentucky militiamenit was the last victory for the Loyalists and Indians during the frontier war. Although the main British army under Lord Cornwallis had surrendered at Yorktown in Octobervirtually ending the war in the east, fighting on the western frontier continued.
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The Revolutionary War continued in the remote western territory long after the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and the British Army at Yorktown. The British, allied with the Indians, controlled the territory north of the Ohio river with fortifications at Fort Detroit now Detroit, MichiganVincennes now Vincennes, Indianaand at Kaskaskia and Cahokia both populated by French settlers located along the Mississippi River in what is now Illinois. South of the Ohio River, settlers were arriving on the western side of the mountains mostly through the Cumberland Gap, located in what is now southeastern Kentucky.
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Rebellion in the American colonies was never a problem for Britain until after she succeeded in driving France from the continent during the French Indian Wars. As long as England's army was required to fend off the French and their Indian allies, there was no talk of rebellion, but once the threat was relieved, the colonists no longer wanted to be taxed to support British troops in the region that they no longer saw as necessary. Although Britain's army and resources dwarfed that of the American colonists, the colonists had several important advantages. First, the colonies were spread out over an enormous area and governed independently from each other.
Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Q This conflict was the last battle of any consequence a in Kentucky between the settlers and the savages. In it, some of the most brilliant and courageous men who lived in that period of the world, poured out their blood for the common defense.
A battle is a combat in warfare between two or more armed forces. A war usually consists of multiple battles. Battles generally are well defined in duration, area, and force commitment. Wars and military campaigns are guided by strategywhereas battles take place on a level of planning and execution known as operational mobility.