U.S. government did not trust the neutrality of the Miamis & US forces attacked Kekionga during the Northwest Indian War. Each attack was repulsed. St. Clair's Defeat was the worst defeat of an American army by Native Americans in U.S. history. This ended with the Battle of Fallen Timbers and Treaty of Greenville. Those Miami who still resented the United States gathered around Ouiatenon and Prophetstown, where Shawnee Chief Tecumseh led a coalition of Native American nations.
Battle of Fallen Timbers (Aug. 20, 1794), monument. In 1794, an army of 2600, led by Gen. Anthony Wayne, defeated 800 Indian warriors. Wayne invaded Indian ancestral lands, to open them to settlement, rid the area of British border forts manned and supplied from Canada, where agents encouraged the Indians to resist, supplying them with arms and supplies. The Miami, Shawnee, Chippewa, Iroquois, Sauk and Fox were soundly beaten, and the 1795 treaty of Greenville secured Ohio and part of…
In the Battle of the Fallen Timbers NBF single handedly charged and entire Union Brigade not knowing his troops had halted their charge. He was shot in the back point blank but still managed to empty both his pistols and hack at the union troops with his saber and ride back to his regiment using a union soldier as a human shield.
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.