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Colonel William Crawford portrait
Description: Reproduction of a portrait of Colonel William Crawford at age forty. Crawford served in the French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War and the Revolutionary War. In 1782, he led an attack on the Seneca-Cayuga and Delaware tribes along the Sandusky River. Crawford's troops fought off the Native Americans and their British allies at the Battle of the Olentangy on June 6, but on June 7, Crawford was captured. The Native Americans burned Crawford at the stake in revenge for the Gnadenhutten massacre. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02924
Subjects: Crawford, William, 1732-1782; Ohio--History, Military--18th century; American Indians--Warfare
Places: Ohio