Records from the Virginia Archives are known as the Clark Papers or the Illinois Papers, which include numerous payrolls for regular and militia companies who served against the British and Indians. The focus of this book is not to find and list the men and women who were present at Bryan Station or those at the battlefield, but I thought that combining and presenting what has already been published on this subject might be interesting to some readers. Her Social Security Number was. As the name suggests, there was a long-standing and important grist mill in our area of southeastern Jessamine County, Kentucky that at one time was named Chrisman Mill. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Some local residents can recall fond memories of swimming in the old pond, and many people in previous times were baptized in its waters. Thomas Tudor, Page
I just can't get over the difference. After only five minutes, the center and right of the rebel line fell back. Rifles are to have fixed sights with a wooden ramrod that fits his or her rifle thimbles. Meanwhile, perhaps an equal number of migrants were slain while boating down the Ohio River from Pittsburgh to Kentucky.
Girty handled his Indians with ability and firmness. The peace with Great Britain left Girty no choice but that of the Indian life, so congenial to him, no occupation, but that of war to the death. But in no assembly of our people should his name be mentioned, save with honor, for he made the double discovery of the country of Kentucky and of Daniel Boone, its pioneer. The whole of the people was stricken sore. The wisdom of Todd and Boone had been dreadfully vindicated.
It was the worst defeat for the Kentuckians during the frontier war. If, in fact there was a William Shannon killed in the battle, it was not the man of some notoriety who was active around Shelby County. It was about this time that the road leading from Nicholasville to the mill site at Hickman Creek was surveyed and laid. Finally there was a third Samuel Boone, a gunsmith from Maryland, also a relative of Daniel, but there is a question if he had moved to Kentucky in time to participate in the battle. The first rescue force was fifty men strong; it was quickly beaten off by the invaders. McGary, insulted by Todd's comments, nonetheless held his tongue for the time being.