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Harrodsburg

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Where: 37.762 -84.843 Harrodsburg

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  • Collins' Historical Sketches of Kentucky: History of Kentucky, Volume 2
    In the Fall of 1778 Harrodsburg was besieged John Gist with a number others went outside of the fort to give the Indians battle Gist was struok a ball on one side of his chin cutting the skin along his jaw bone but not the bone and knocking him over on his back The Indian who fired shot supposing he had killed him ran up to scalp him but when very near took aim as he lay on his back shot the Indian dead and made his escape into the fort.

  • RevWar75 RevWar75  

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