Thursday, March 26, 2015

Colonel William Russel

Present Day Peoria, Illinois


"...Colonel Russel himself, one of the heroes of King's Mountain, was leading an expedition of mounted rangers, against the Indians of the Peoria towns, in Illinois."

Among those listed in the 7th Regiment of Infantry:

William Russel, Colonel
Thornton Posey, Lieutenant-Colonel
Zachariah Taylor, Captain; Major by brevet

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