Battle of the Wabash or the US Army’s Greatest Defeat

Battle of the Wabash

On November 4, 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led approximately 1,000 men into battle against the Western Confederacy of Native Americans. Only 24 would return uninjured from the conflict. This historical event has been labeled the United States Army’s greatest defeat. The History Guy remembers the Battle of Wabash, also called St. Clair’s defeat, a central event of the Indian Wars.

 

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