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Remember the Raisin!

REMEMBER THE RAISIN!   Rendezvous of Kentucky Volunteers Aug. 15, 1812 ordered to relieve Gen. Hull at Detroit.  Kentuckians took Frenchtown (Monroe) on Raisin River Jan. 18, 1813.  Four days later ...

REMEMBER THE RAISIN!

 

Rendezvous of Kentucky Volunteers Aug. 15, 1812 ordered to relieve Gen. Hull at Detroit.  Kentuckians took Frenchtown (Monroe) on Raisin River Jan. 18, 1813.  Four days later enemy attacked: killed, massacred, wounded, or captured all but 30.  Of 1050 men not half reached home.  Ky. counties named for officers: Allen, Ballard, Graves, Hart, Hickman, Edmonson, McCracken, Meade, Simpson. 

 

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Bryan Arnold

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