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1) Sherman, William Tecumseh. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...William Tecumseh, 1820-91, Union general in the American Civil War, b. Lancaster, Ohio. Sherman is said by many to be the greatest of the Civil War generals. 1 Early...

2) Weatherford, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Native American chief, b. present-day Alabama, also called Red Eagle. In the War of 1812 he led the Creek war party, stirred by Tecumseh, against the Americans. On...

3) Tecumseh. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Among his people he became distinguished for his prowess in battle, but he opposed the practice of torturing prisoners. When the United States refused to recognize...

4) Brock, Sir Isaac. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Isaac, 1769-1812, British general, Canadian hero of the War of 1812. A British army officer, he was sent to Canada in 1802 and was given command (1806) of Upper...

5) Creek. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Native North American confederacy. The peoples forming it were mostly of the Muskogean branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages)....

6) Indian wars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indian wars, in American history, general term referring to the series of conflicts between Europeans and their descendants and the indigenous peoples of North America....

7) Kickapoo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages) and who in the...

8) Penetanguishene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The name is a Native American word for "white rolling sands." Settled under the French regime, it has many French-speaking inhabitants. The town is a port and tourist...

9) Thames, battle of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Thames River near Chatham, Ont. (Oct. 5, 1813), in the War of 1812. Gen. William H. Harrison led an American force of about 3,000 against a British army of approximately...

10) Harrison, William Henry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...William Henry, 1773-1841, 9th President of the United States (Mar. 4-Apr. 4, 1841), b. "Berkeley," Charles City co., Va.; son of Benjamin Harrison (1726?-1791) and...

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