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George Rogers Clark
Transcript of George Rogers Clark
In Lord Dunmore's War, he served with the Virginia militia. He was elected to particapate in Louisville, Kentucky's civil war. He was a member of the patriots. During the American Revolution, he got the Kentucky territory made part of Virginia so it could be supplied with arms against the british. He was given a military commission and led a small Army north to Ohio River to capture British outposts and reduce the Native Americans threat. After the Reveloution, he helped resolve land for his former troops. He accepted a position in the French Army to lead Kentuckians against the Spanish to the south. He made a living by, severvingon indian commissions to resolve disputes. He died on Febuary 13th, 1818 in his sisters home in Louisville, KY He died of a stroke. He was asked to lead the expedition to explore the Lousiana Purchase but he said he couldn't do it but his younger brother William Clark could do it. References: Grccsar.org
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