Hardins Defeat Introduction
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Hardin's Defeat

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In October of 1790, Colonel John Hardin under the command of General Josiah Harmar led a small company of troops in pursuit of a band of Miami Indians. The resulting skirmish was the first military encounter of the newly formed United States, and its first defeat.

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last modified: October 28, 2002