Friday, October 14, 2011
Fort Jennings Commanders Campbell And McHenry
Fort Jennings Commander Lt. Col. J. B. Campbell (1777 - 1814): "When Lt. Col. Jennings' units were ordered to advance to the north, Lt. Col. John B. Campbell, with about 140 men from the 19th regiment of U.S. Infantry was placed in charge of all forts along the Auglaize River, including Ft. Jennings." [Source]
Will of Capt. Van McHenry in Hamilton County, Ohio, dated 1838. Newspaper items with McHenry references in Hamilton County.