Remember The Raisin!

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Rendezvous of Kentucky Volunteers, August 15, 1812, ordered to relieve General Hull at Detroit. Kentuckians took Frenchtown (Monroe) on Raisin River January 18, 1813. Four days later enemy attacked -- killed, massacred, wounded, or captured all but 30. Of 1050 men not half reached home. Kentucky counties named for officers: Allen, Ballard, Graves, Hart, Hickman, Edmonson, McCracken, Meade, and Simpson.

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