"That even was for us the greatest blow that could have been dealt us, unless it had been our total destruction." --Chiefs of the Iroquois, Shawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Loup Nations to Francisco Cruzat, governor of Saint Louis, August 23, 1784. Quoted in The American Revolution in Indian Country.
(Native American Leaders can be found in the Native American Notables project)
- John Ashbow (c. 1740-unk.), 22, Mohegan, free, private, Connecticut
- Samuel Ashbow (c. 1746-June 1775), 29, Mohegan, free, private, Connecticut
- Robert Ashbow (unk.-1776), age unk., Mohegan, free, private, Connecticut
- John Ashbow (unk.-unk.), age unk., Mohegan, free, private, Connecticut
- Jonathan Occum (c. 1725-unk.), 50, Mohegan, free, private, Connecticut. Veteran of the French and Indian War.
- Joseph Paugenit (Nov. 10, 1754-Nov. 15, 1777), 20, Native nation unk., free, private, Massachusetts.
Links and References
- Biographies of Patriots of Color at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
- The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities, by Colin G. Galloway, Cambridge University Press, c.1995.
- Category:Native Americans in the American Revolution
- Native Americans and the American Revolution
- Indians and the American Revolution
- Stories From The Revolution: American Indians and the American Revolution
- The Native Americans' Role in the American Revolution: Choosing Sides
- DAR: Forgotten Patriots Book