The Grand Plan

The Grand Plan (HM2MJT)

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N 38° 34.253', W 90° 11.289'

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In 1778 Governor Patrick Henry of Virginia commissioned George Rogers Clark to raise a force of volunteers and enter the Illinois country to stop the British-inspired Indian raids on the rear of the revolting American colonies. Clark raised a force of 125 rangers.
The plan was that Col. Clark would occupy the French settlements of Vincennes, Kaskaskia, and Cahokia in the Illinois country, win the Illinois French to the cause of the American Revolution, and neutralize the Indians.

The French villages were readily occupied and the French people took their oaths of allegiance enthusiastically at the great pow-wow on the wedge.
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Date Added Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15H E 744968 N 5727091
Decimal Degrees-38.57088333, -90.18815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.253', W 90° 11.289'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 15.18" N, 90° 11' 17.34" W
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