Lord Dunmore's War, 1774

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United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png Colonial Wars, 1607-1763 Gotoarrow.png Lord Dunmore's War, 1774

Lord Dunmore's War, 1774
Participants [1]
          Colonies               Native Americans    

History[edit | edit source]

Lord Dunmore's War was fought between Virginian colonists and the Shawnee, Mingo, and Delaware Indians.  The fighting and/or troop movements were in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio.

Most men who served in Lord Dunmore's War were between the ages of 16 and 60, born between 1714-1758.  Some were born as early as 1704 or as late as 1762.

Records[edit | edit source]


Native Americans:

  • Shawnees
  • Mingos

General Society of Colonial Wars

The General Society of Colonial Wars was established in 1893. Membership in the society requires that the member be a male at least 18 years of age and be able to show direct lineage to an ancestor who served in the Colonial Wars. See General Society of Colonial Wars for more information on the society and its records.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, Dunmore's War, (accessed 01 February 2012).
  • Family History Library US/Canada Consultants, "Lord Dunmore's War, History,"inLAD Release 4.1, Family History Library, 2004, mjm.

Catgory:West Virginia Military Records