American Revolution Podcast

ARP227 Fort Laurens

November 28, 2021

The Continentals attempt to establish a fort in the Ohio region over the winter of 1778-79.  Local tribes are unhappy with the deal and after a brief siege, force the Americans to withdraw back to Fort Pitt.

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Book Recommendations of the Week: Fort Laurens, 1778-1779: The Revolutionary War in Ohio, by James B. Gidney & Thomas I. Pieper 

Online Recommendation of the Week: History of the Girtys: being a concise account of the Girty brothers--Thomas, Simon, James and George, and of their half-brother John Turner:

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