Accession Number:

ADA350167

Title:

To Compel with Armed Force: A Staff Ride Handbook for the Battle of Tippecanoe Near Prophet's Town, Indiana Territory, 7 November 1811.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis 4 Aug 97-5 Jun 98,

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-06-05

Pagination or Media Count:

173.0

Abstract:

This study investigates the Tippecanoe campaign and battle conducted in 1811 between the United States military forces under the command of General William Henry Harrison and an Indian confederacy based at Tippecanoe. The study identifies and describes important relationships and treaties between the United States and Indians in the American northwest during the late eighteenth - and early nineteenth - century. The study details the actions in Harrisons Tippecanoe campaign in the fall of 1811. United States and woodland Indian military doctrine, tactics, and organization that apply to Tippecanoe are described. The study also describes key battlefield activities of the Tippecanoe battle on 7 November 1811.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE