Thursday, January 24, 2013

Chief Roundhead's Letter And Signature

Upon this site stood Chief Roundhead's Wyandot Indian village. Roundhead, or Stiahta, was celebrated for his capture of American General James Winchester during the War of 1812. 

[On January 22, 1813] The British force under General Proctor was led against the upper camp...and the Indians commanded by the Chiefs Round Head and Split Log were led against the lower camp... . Source: Historical collections, Volume 35

A letter written by Chiefs Roundhead and Walk-In-The-Water:


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