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英国代理总督亨利汉米尔顿 (Henry Hamilton) 投降
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在独立战争发生之前,有数千位殖民地人民与其家人移居到阿帕拉契山脉旁定居,同时也没有受到移民地的保护。战争爆发之后,这些移居者因为没有反击能力,同时遭受来自印地安原住民与英国军队的攻击。 

陆军中校乔治罗格斯克拉克 (George Rogers Clark) 知道英国代理总督亨利汉米尔顿付钱请印地安原住民袭击那些移居者。在弗吉尼亚州州长派翠克亨利 (Patrick Henry) 的支持下,克拉克从拓荒者中编组了一支自愿军,攻击英军在密西西比河沿岸的基地。他们还企图要俘虏汉米尔顿。


Before the Revolutionary War, hundreds of colonists and their families settled beyond the Appalachian Mountains and beyond the protection of the Colonies. When the war began, the settlers became vulnerable to attack not only from the Native Americans but also from the British.

Lieutenant Colonel George Rogers Clark learned that British Lieutenant Governor Henry Hamilton was paying Native Americans to raid the American settlements. With Virginia Governor Patrick Henry's support, Clark marshaled volunteers from among the frontiersmen and set out to attack British outposts along the Mississippi River. They also intended to capture Hamilton.

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