Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard Photo Gallery

Major General Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander is shown here with the MOSSAR Color Guard at the Battle of Fort San Carlos Commemoration on Sunday, May 26th, 2013.

Battle of Fort San Carlos Commemoration
Sunday, May 26, 2013
St. Louis, MO

Major General Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander is shown here with the MOSSAR Color Guard at the Battle of Fort San Carlos Commemoration on Sunday, May 26th, 2013.

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.

Photo (L-R): Front Row: Compatriot Wayne S. Davis; Compatriot William (Jim) Jackson; Compatriot Stephen M. Baldwin; Compatriot William L. Groth; Major General Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander; Compatriot Roy Hutchinson; Compatriot John E. Rush; Compatriot Charles L. Lilly, MOSSAR Executive Vice President; and Compatriot James L. Scott.

Photo (L-R): Back Row: Compatriot J. Wayne Merrill, MOSSAR Chaplin; Compatriot Fred P. Kaffenberger; Compatriot Robert J. Brindell; Compatriot Russell F. DeVenney; Compatriot Jack K. Quint; Compatriot Earnest L. Mowry; Compatriot Milian A. Paddock; Compatriot Bryan P. Bradford; Compatriot Bill A. Grote; and Compatriot Alvin L. Paris. Missing from the photo: Compatriot Douglas E. Neff.




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