Col Return Jonathan Meigs

  • American

Return Jonathan Meigs was a colonel in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and the federal government as an Indian agent for the Cherokee in Tennessee. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1775/12/31 After scaling the walls of Quebec, Return J Meigs is captured. American Commander Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada Quebec City United Colonies' Invasion of Quebec 1775
1779/07/16 Colonel Meigs leads the 3rd Regiment at the Battle of Stony Point. Military Stony Point Battlefield Stony Point
1801/05/00 Appointed to a combined position of agent to the Cherokee Nation and military agent for the United States War Department, Return J Meigs arrives in Tennessee. Work Southwest Point Kingston
1807/00/00 Cherokee Nation and military agent for the United States War Department, Meigs establishes headquarters, Hiwassee Garrison, near the confluence of the Hiwassee River and Tennessee River. Work Hiwassee Garrison Site Dayton, TN
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