Near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial
Men engaged. 910.
General Wm. Henry Harrison Commanding attacked at 4: O’Clock A. M. Indian forces led by Prophet. Number engaged about the same as Americans
Loss. Americans. Killed 37.
“ Wounded 151.
Indian loss unknown.
* * * Privates Killed in Action * * *
James Asberry ● Edwared Butner ● Jonathan Crewell ● Thomas Clendennan ● William Davis ● Peter Hanks ● Henry Jones ● William King ● Daniel Lee ● William Meehan ● Jack Obah ● Kader Powell ● John Sandborn ● Joseph Smith ● William Tissler ● Ira T. Trowbridge ● Joseph Warnock ● Abraham Wood
Francis Bonah ● Joseph Burditt ● Levi Cary ● Marshall Dunken ● Dexter Earll ● Henry Hickey ● David Kearns ● Abraham Kelly ● Daniel McMickle ● Isaac M. Nute ● John Owsley ● Amos Royce ● Samuel Sand ● James Summerville ● Lewis Taylor ●
* * * Officers Killed * * *
Colonel - - Abram Owen ● Major - - Joseph H. Daviess ● Captain - - Jacob Warrick ● Captain - - Spier Spencer ● Lieutenant - - Richard McMahan ● Lieutenant - - Thomas Berry ● Corporal - - James Mitchell ● Corporal - - Stephen Mars ● Captain - - Wm. C. Baen
Honorable John Tipton who fought in this battle donated these grounds to the State of Indiana November 7, 1836
J. Frank Hanly ● Job S. Sims ● Wesley E. Wells ● A. A. Jones
General William Henry Harrison
Erected jointly by the Nation and the State.
In memory of the Heroes who lost their lives in the
BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE
November 7, 1811
This monument completed and dedicated
November 7, 1908
Erected 1908 by United States, and State of Indiana.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, Indian Wars Battlefield Trails, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
Location. 40° 30.365′ N, 86° 50.676′ W. Marker is near Battle Ground, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Battleground Avenue and Railroad Street, on the left when traveling north on Battleground Avenue. Located in Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial grounds. Railroad Street has many names:: In the Town of Battle Ground it is "Railroad Street", In Lafayette it is "9th Street", and it is also called "County Road 100 E". Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Battle Ground IN 47920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty (within shouting distance of this marker); Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Tippecanoe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Methodist Camp (about 300 feet away); Prophet’s Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War I Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophet’s Town (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tecumseh Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle Ground.
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Also see . . . A "Native American" - -> Point of View of the Battle::. (Submitted on September 29, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,638 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. submitted on September 28, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 18, 19, 20. submitted on June 6, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.