Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard Photo Gallery

Brigadier General Stephen Baldwin, MOSSAR Eastern Color Guard Commander, Missouri Continental Militia is shown here with the MOSSAR Color Guard at the Battle of Fort San Carlos Dedication on Sunday, May 25th, 2008.

Battle of Fort San Carlos Dedication
Sunday, May 25, 2008
St. Louis, MO

Brigadier General Stephen Baldwin, MOSSAR Eastern Color Guard Commander, Missouri Continental Militia is shown here with the MOSSAR Color Guard at the Battle of Fort San Carlos Dedication on Sunday, May 25th, 2008.

On May 26, 1780, the attack on St. Louis ("Battle of Ft. San Carlos") occured. The Battle of Fort San Carlos is the only Revolutionary War battle fought West of the Mississippi. The Colonial Militia of St. Louis defended the attack from British-led Sioux, Sac, Fox and Winnebago warriors. The approximately three to four hundred St. Louis defenders, that included whites and slaves, successfully repulsed the attack with light losses: twenty killed, seven wounded, and anywhere from twenty-six to seventy were captured.

(L-R) Pictured here is Brigadier General Stephen Baldwin, MOSSAR Eastern Color Guard Commander, Missouri Continental Militia; Compatriot William Groth; Compatriot Jim Jackson, Compatriot Jim Boyd, and Compatriot Ed Morris.




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