George Rogers Clark

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George Rogers Clark (1752-1818) is a Charlottesville native who served as a brigadier general during the Revolutionary War. During that time, Clark was the highest ranking military officer in the northwestern frontier. Clark's most well-known military accomplishments include the captures of Kaskaskia (1778) and Vincennes (1779), both in what is now Illinois[1].



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Biography

Clark was born near Charlottesville on November 19, 1752 and died on February 13, 1818. He is the brother of William Clark. [2]

References

  1. Web. George Rogers Clark, Wikipedia, retrieved October 30, 2012.
  2. Web. Clark, George Rogers, Infoplease, retrieved April 18, 2012.

External Links

George Rogers Clark Heritage Association