The Battle of Tippecanoe November 7, 1811, fought between the United States and Native Americans under Tecumseh. Painting by Alonzo Chappel

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Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial

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The War of 1812 was the result of rising tensions between the United States and Great Britain during the early years of the 19th century including the frequent impressment of sailors from American ships, interference with trade, and the belief that the British were encouraging Native American attacks on the frontier.

Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial,, Historic Firearms Display at the Tippecanoe Battlefield - On view are 51 long guns and rifles with additional examples to be added as the display is expanded. The firearms in the exhibit were manufactured between the early 19th Century and the onset of World War II, with several fine examples manufactured locally by Bixler & Iddings and Thomas Underwood. Most of the objects on display have never been shown to the…

The Indiana General Assembly commissioned this eighty foot monument (1908) to honor the brave soldiers killed in action at the Battle of Tippecanoe on November 7, 1811. (Photo by Casito via Wikipedia)

Battle of Tippecanoe 1811. Tecumseh would later become an ally of the British during the war of 1812.

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Colonel Abraham Owen: Officers killed in action November 7, 1811 @ The Battle of Tippecanoe.

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