American Revolution Podcast

ARP249 St Louis Raid

June 26, 2022

North Carolina Overmountain Men form a new government for what would become Tennessee.

A British inspired raid, primarily by disparate groups of Native warriors attack the Spanish outpost at St. Louis, and the Virginia outpost at Cahokia on May 26, 1780.  Both attacks are thwarted.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The American Revolutionary War in the West, by Stephen Kling, Jr (ed) (at Ft. Plain Museum bookstore).

Online Recommendation of the Week: Dick, Jimmy “The Battle of St. Louis” Journal of the American Revolution, February 10, 2014: https://allthingsliberty.com/2014/02/the-battle-of-st-louis

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