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    Battle of the Wabash (St. Clair's Defeat): "Death of General Butler" Print. 9.5" x 5.25" [sight] etching or engraving depicting an Indian warrior about to inflict a fatal blow with his tomahawk upon the incapacitated General Richard Butler (1743-1791). Butler served with distinction in the Revolutionary War and negotiated several treaties with Native Americans, in his capacity as Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the Northern District. During this engagement, American troops fled the field, leaving Butler to fend for himself. Light toning with two vertical folds.


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    August, 2018
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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