Major General Anthony Wayne was an American leader during the American Revolution. A bold field commander, Anthony Wayne saw service in many of the battles fought in the northeast. Returning to action in the 1790s, Anthony Wayne destroyed the Western Confederacy at the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
Part II. Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) He led foraging expeditions at Valley Forge to help supply the troops. Wayne stormed and captured the impregnable British fortress at Stony Point on July 16, 1779. He fought in the South, and helped besiege Yorktown, and drove the British and their Indian allies out of Georgia. In 1794, he defeated the Ohio country Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
Print of Brigadier General Anthony Wayne (1745–1796). Circa 1870. Lithograph was made from sketch by Col. John Trumball. Inscription on bottom reads : "Brigr. Gen Anthony Wayne; Printed by W. Pate; New York G. P. Putnam & Co." Anthony Wayne was a U.S. Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his military exploits and fiery personality quickly earned him promotion to brigadier general and the sobriquet Mad Anthony.
General Mad Anthony Wayne's Radnor Grave Image from American Revolution Organization The colorful career of Revolutionary and Indian War General “Mad” Anthony Wayne came to end at Fort Presque Isle on December 15, 1796 at the age of 51. He was buried underneath the Erie Blockhouse per his request at the foot of the flagpole.