The Road to Fallen Timbers, by H. Charles McBarron Jr., 1953.
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Painting of a battle scene.

Credit: U.S. Army Center of Military History

As settlers poured into the woods of western Pennsylvania and hacked out farms, homesteads, and settlements, Indian resistance stiffened. Native American victories over troops led by Josiah Harmar in 1790 and Arthur St. Clair in 1791 slowed the settlement of western Pennsylvania until August, 1794, when "Mad Anthony" Wayne's decisive victory at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in present-day Ohio ended the threat of Indian return to western Pennsylvania.

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