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Mississinewa Indiana. 1812 battlefield

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Here in December of 1812, a group of mounted Volunteers battled local tribes.

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Here along the banks of the Mississinewa River the 600 horse men set up camp.They were attacked by Indians,suffering two deaths.They then proceeded down stream.

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The scouts soon found signs of villages along the river

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Perhaps in the two villages they destroyed,they found a longhouse enclosed by a stockade like this one.

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After destroying the villages they retired to their camp

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Here they were attacked again by the Indians and suffered another ten casualities. They also lost 100 horses and so decided to withdraw to Fort Greenville, Ohio.