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George Rogers Clark

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George Rogers Clark, American army officer. member board commissioner which supervised allotment of lands in Illinois grant.

Background

Clark, George Rogers was born on November 19, 1752 in near Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Son of John and Ann (Rogers) C. Minor exploring attempts on Ohio River, 1772.

Career

Organizer, leader frontier defense against British-supported Indian raids, 1776-1777. General Virginia Militia, engaged in several battles and expdns.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Memoir, 1791. Memorial to him erected by United States Government, Vincennes, Indiana, 1928.

Membership

Member board commissioner which supervised allotment of lands in Illinois grant.

Connections

father:
John Minor

mother:
Ann (Rogers) C. Minor