American Revolution Podcast

ARP156 The Siege of Fort Henry

July 5, 2020

Over the summer of 1777, native tribes along the western frontier attack American settlements.  In August, they attack Fort Henry in Virginia.  After a sustained attack, the garrison receives reinforcements and forces the attackers to abandon the siege.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Year of the Hangman: George Washington's Campaign Against the Iroquois, by Glenn Williams

Online Recommendation of the Week: History of the early settlement and Indian wars of Western Virginia, by Wills De Haas