Battle of the Wabash
The term Battle of the Wabash has been used to refer to significant battles on or near the Wabash River
Wabash River
The Wabash River is a river in the Midwestern United States that flows southwest from northwest Ohio near Fort Recovery across northern Indiana to southern Illinois, where it forms the Illinois-Indiana border before draining into the Ohio River, of which it is the largest northern tributary...

. History records several known battles along the river.
  • Battle of Vincennes
    Battle of Vincennes
    The Illinois campaign was a series of events in the American Revolutionary War in which a small force of Virginia militiamen led by George Rogers Clark seized control of several British posts in the Illinois country, in what is now the Midwestern United States...

  • Harmar's Defeat (1790)
  • St. Clair's Defeat
    St. Clair's Defeat
    St. Clair's Defeat also known as the Battle of the Wabash, the Battle of Wabash River or the Battle of a Thousand Slain, was fought on November 4, 1791 in the Northwest Territory between the United States and the Western Confederacy of American Indians, as part of the Northwest Indian War...

     (1791) is alternately referred to as the Battle of the Wabash.
  • The Attack on Fort Recovery (1794) occurred on the same location as St. Clair's Defeat.
  • The Battle of Tippecanoe
    Battle of Tippecanoe
    The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought on November 7, 1811, between United States forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and Native American warriors associated with the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa were leaders of a confederacy of...

     (1811) has been referred to as the Battle of the Wabash.
  • Siege of Fort Harrison (1812)
  • Siege of Fort Wayne
    Siege of Fort Wayne
    The Siege of Fort Wayne took place during the War of 1812, between United States and American Indian forces in the wake of the successful British campaigns of 1812.-Background:...

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