Unknown Heros of the Battle of the Blue Licks
"No historian, who will give a faithful account of the settlement and transactions of this country, will omit to speak of the battle and the place at which it was fought."
Court of Appeals of Kentucky
To the unknown heroes who took part in the Battle of the Blue Licks
This last battle of the Revolution was fought between 182 Kentuckians, commanded by Colonel John Todd, on the American side, and about 240 Indians and Canadians. commanded by Captain William Caldwell on the British side.
Shawnees and Delawares
"So valiantly did our small party fight that, to the memory of those who unfortunately fell in the battle, enough of honour cannot be paid
John Todd (Killed)
Daniel Boone - Stephen Trigg (Killed)
Edward Bulger (Died of Wounds) - Silas Harlan (Killed) - Hugh McGary - Levi Todd
John Allison - John Bulger (Killed) - Samuel Johnson - Gabriel Madison - Clough Overton (Killed) - John Gordon (Killed) - Joseph Kincaid (Killed) - William
William Givins (Killed) - John Kennedy (Killed) - Thomas Hinson (Killed) - James McGuire (Killed) - Barnett Rogers (Killed)
John McMurtry (Captured)
Joseph Lindsay (Killed)
Dedicated August 19, 1928
This monument, the gift of a grateful commonwealth. Commemorates the heroic pioneers, who, in defense of Kentucky, here fought and fell in the Battle of the Blue Licks, August 19, 1782
They advanced in three divisions, in good order, and gave us a volley and stood to it very well for some time".
Privates Who Escaped
Thomas Acres - William Aldridge - Elijah Allen - James Allen - Abraham Bowman - Robert Bowmar - Thomas Brooks - James Coburn (Wounded) - Jacob Coffman - Joseph Collins - Edward Corn - William Custer - Richard Davis - Theodorus Davis - Peter Dierly - Thomas Ficklin - Henry French - Henry Grider - Jeremiah Gullion - William Barbee - Squire Boone, Jr. (Wounded) - George Corn - Whitfield Craig - Thomas Gist - James Graham - Peter Harget - James M. January - Wainright Lea- James McCullough - Andrew Morgan - John Morgan - John Pitman- Aaron Reynolds - Lewis Rose (Captured) - Joseph Scholl - Samuel Scott - Andrew Steele - Thomas Stevenson - James Swart - James
Wyandots and Mingoes
"The men who fought the Battle of the Blue Licks were as well qualified from experience to face the Indians as any body of men that were ever collected".
Privates Who Were Killed
Charles Black - Israel Boone - Esau Corn - John Douglass - Charles Ferguson - John Folley - John Fry - Jervis Green - Francis Harper - William Harris
Ottawas and Chippewas
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 38° 26.033′ N, 83° 59.5′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Kentucky, in Robertson County. Memorial is on Maysville Road (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling south. On the grounds of the Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle KY 40311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blue Licks Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); The Martyrs of the Last Battle of The Revolution (about 300
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