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A personal encounter with Col. Jennings

From the Memoirs of Capt. Micah Taul, company commander in Colonel Joshua Barbee's 7th Regiment of Kentucky Militia.  Barbee's regiment was raised in the fall of 1812 and served in Ohio through the spring of 1813.  Barbee's regiment built Fort Barbee at St. Marys, Ohio on the orders of General Harrison.  Taul's memoir provides an interesting… Continue reading A personal encounter with Col. Jennings

AAR – Ft. Wayne Winter Garrison 2018

From Ft Wayne Indiana Territory The 2nd Kentucky Regiment of Volunteers participated in the Winter Garrison at Old Fort Wayne this weekend.  Present were: Lt. Col. Sheets, Capt. Stern, Lts. Wagner & Layton, Sgt. Schumick, Mess Sgt Harmon, Pvts Howell & Mcafee. The garrison was occupied Friday night; after settling in, the 2nd enjoyed supper… Continue reading AAR – Ft. Wayne Winter Garrison 2018

An Ohio Officer’s view of Kentuckians

An interesting take on the Kentucky Militia from March, 1813: Tuesday the 2d. This morning gave up the command to Major Kain, weather clear & cool, at II A. M. Capt. McHenry company was ordered to fort Jennings 20 Miles Down the river, & Capt. Seatons Company was ordered to fort Defiance 55 miles from Amanda, this day Capt'n Betto company… Continue reading An Ohio Officer’s view of Kentuckians