Battle of Blue Licks in Kentucky
This last battle of the Revolutionary War was fought on August 19, 1782 and occurred ten months after Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, Virginia and ended the war in the eastern portion of the country. It occurred on a hill which adjoined Licking River (Robertson County, Kentucky) between a force of 50 American and Canadian Loyalists accompanie by 300 Shawnee Indians who ambused and routed 182 Kentucky militiamen. It was the last known victory for the Loyalists and Indians during the frontier war.
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