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  2. Arthur St. Clair - Wikipedia

    Arthur St. Clair (March 23, 1737 [O.S. 1736] – August 31, 1818) was a Scottish-American soldier and politician. Born in Thurso, Scotland, he served in the British Army during the French and Indian War before settling in Pennsylvania , where he held local office.

  3. Arthur St. Clair | American Battlefield Trust

    “St. Clair’s Massacre” stands as one of the worst defeats in American military history. Arthur St. Clair was condemned as “worse than a murderer” by President Washington and the massacre caused the first investigation of the executive branch under the new United States Constitution.

  4. Arthur St. Clair · George Washington's Mount Vernon

    Arthur St. Clair · George Washington's Mount Vernon. The high point of Arthur St. Clair's long military career, which began when he was a young British officer in the French and Indian War, came when General George Washington visited his quarters in Trenton, New Jersey on the evening of January 2, 1777. CalendarMapShopRestaurantWays To Give.

  5. Arthur St. Clair - Ohio History Central

    Arthur St. Clair was a political and military leader in the Ohio country in the years of the American Revolution and the new nation. He was the first governor of the Northwest Territory. St. Clair was born on March 23, 1736, in Scotland. Some sources list his birth year as 1734 or 1737.

  6. St. Clair's defeat - Wikipedia's_defeat

    The opposing force of about 1,000 Americans was led by General Arthur St. Clair. The forces of the American Indian confederacy attacked at dawn, taking St. Clair's men by surprise. Of the 1,000 officers and men that St. Clair led into battle, only 24 escaped unharmed.

  7. The Governor of the Northwest Territory, Major General Arthur St. Clair, a veteran general of the American Revolution, commanded an Army of militia, six-month volunteers and regulars. To...

  8. Arthur St. Clair. Birth. 23 Mar 1736. Thurso, Highland, Scotland. Death. 31 Aug 1818 (aged 82) Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA. Burial. Old Saint Clair Cemetery.

  9. Arthur St. Clair Parlor |

    A Forgotten Founding Father Following his military service in the Continental army during the Revolutionary War, Arthur St. Clair was elected as a President of the Continental Congress in 1787 as the United States Constitution was being drafted.

  10. ST. CLAIR, Arthur, a Delegate from Pennsylvania; born in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, March 23, 1734 (old style); attended the University of Edinburgh and studied medicine; purchased a commission as ensign in the Sixtieth Foot, May 13, 1757, and came to America; served under Gen. Amherst at the capture of Louisburg July 26, 1758, and under Gen ...

  11. Arthur St. Clair | U.S. general | Britannica

    Arthur St. Clair. A fresh regiment of infantry recruits and additional militiamen accompanied the original expeditionary regiment, but, when St. Clair reached the upper part of the Wabash River, his army was defeated by Little Turtle in a deadly ambush. The U.S. casualty rate was…. Read More.